The Other Side of the Underneath – Review


What’s it feel like to be so overwhelmed by the outside world, and you can’t cope up with the way it moves? It isn’t an easy feeling to describe, and that’s what Jane Arden somehow managed to beautifully capture in The Other Side of the Underneath. Because there’s no real answer to describe why these people are exactly the way they are, the peculiarity of an experience much like The Other Side of the Underneath soon finds itself able to stand out. Being the only British feature from the 1970’s to be solely directed by a female, perhaps there’s another layer to the madness that The Other Side of the Underneath is depicting, since there’s really no other way to describe such a frenetic experience that could only have been told the way it is by its own era.

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