Not surprised at all but very very good nonetheless. Great references, notably Rififi and Masculin Femenin, but the Twin Peaks one is my favorite.
A wonderfully profound adventure through a janitor's innermost psychological dilemmas, expressed in the most appropriate form. The path to grasping the magic was short for me, making the entire film thrilling and exciting. It all becomes quite simple... active psychological traumas and insecurities roaming freely through a neglected janitor's subconscious, the humanity of his perversions, the way reality fills in the blanks of an otherwise immaterial psychic structure. It all makes perfect sense... everything is in its right place and…