Golden Braid is a character piece about an antique
store owner who specializes in restoring and repairing clocks. He chose this
life in part because of his belief that clocks are a link to a past that
He buys a large cabinet to repair and sell, and finds a braid of golden hair
hidden in a secret door. He begins to imagine who the hair belonged to, and the
hair becomes a second girlfriend. That strains his real relationship with his
married girlfriend, and matters get even worse when she
asks him how many women he has had, and doesn't like the answer.
There is nothing wrong with the performances in this project, but the pacing
is deliberate, the scenes take place mostly in dark rooms, there is little
action, and much screen time is taken up showing the movement of clockworks.
If you are not familiar with our grading system, you need to
explanation, because the grading is not linear. For example, by
our definition, a
C is solid and a C+ is a VERY good movie. There are very few Bs
and As. Based on our descriptive system, this film is a: