A heavy tropical raincloud of sensual languor and political intrigue looms over this thrilling 

if from time to time uncertainly acted film from director Claire Denis – and incidentally

casting Benny Safdie in a small function is to hazard absolutely each person else getting upstaged, and so it proves here.

This movie touches on her keynote subject matters of sexuality and colonialism

in its 21st-century manifestation, aleven though

perhaps the romantic ardour and duplicity don’t encounter as strongly as they could have completed

with leads who had a more potent chemistry.