MONOLITH (Melbourne IFF 2023) – Review by Nadine Whitney

Monolith is an exciting debut feature by Matt Vesely who shot it in South Australia. It is a fascinating conspiracy-adjacent speculative science fiction piece as well as an indictment of those who profit on the misery and labor of others – in this case ethically bankrupt journalists and the carelessly wealthy. The sound design, visual design, and camerawork all work to hide the relatively low budget to create a clever philosophical genre film.

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