Nude Tuesday lives up to half its promise

There’s no audience member who has an advantage over another because the New

Zealand film’s dialogue is entirely made-up, a gibberish language

that sounds like something from Scandinavia but isn’t.

Everyone is in the same boat, trying to connect with its absurdist staging,

spiky story and occasionally hallucinogenic vibe through the written word.

Centred on a suburban married couple at a bizarre mountain retreat in a final attempt to save their relationship,

the language barrier is an obvious metaphor for the

communication problems that arise when partners no longer hear each other.

So, like Laura (Jackie Van Beek) and Bruno (Damon Herriman),