Director: Harmony Korine Starring: Ewan Bremner, Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog, Evan Neumann Running time: 94 mins
Subject: Werner Herzog plays distressingly mean head of a family that includes schizophrenic Julien, knocked-up Pearl and wannabe wrestler Chris. Fuzzy vignettes from the characters’ daily lives alternate tonally between serene and awful in the way that Harmony Korine does so well.
Like: Being hosed down with ice-cold water
Core truth: There are some conditions in which one should not go ice-skating.