Aveux is not a narrative movie, it's an associative film, made
up patchwork style almost exclusively from pre-existing materials, taken
from all of film history from the silent age until very recently, also
including newsreel footage, commercials, home movies, and tons of
animation of all different kinds. Some times, these source materials are
left in their original form, but more often than not they are reedited,
and given a different soundtrack that at times fits the original footage,
sometimes brutally (and intendedly) crashes with it.
is - weirdness, but not in a bad way. Basically, the whole thing is a
trippy experience, and one that opens itself to a megaton of
interpretations: While filmmaker Douglas Reese wanted it to be about the
truthfulness of cinema and art as such, I got much more hooked on the
themes of love and death that seem to repeat themselves again and again,
often in haunting ways - and I'm sure you will see yet something else in
the film. But you'll probably agree that it's quite a fascinating
experience, no matter which way you look at it ...