The opening scene of the latest film from Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Enemy) looks a lot like a display in the controversial traveling “educational” exhibit “Bodies: The Exhibition,” which began touring the country in 2005. An FBI kidnap-response squad raids a house in Arizona and instead of hostages discovers dozens of decaying bodies hidden behind the drywall. The scene, shot by Villeneuve’s frequent collaborator, cinematographer Roger Deakins, is close and grotesque. An FBI agent runs from the dark house, gasping for breath and vomits in the yard. The shed in the backyard, rigged with explosives, self-destructs, sending debris toward the camera.
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