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Music designed to add suspense is usually only played during a suspenseful scene. Here, almost the entire movie has repetitive suspense sounds (music?) in the background regardless of what's actually happening.
There's also an unreal feeling about it. Large groups of people that would be talking (or yelling) and doing stuff in reality are somehow often silent and immobile. A lot of the communication is calm tones even though it's a war - urgent, hugely scary, life-threatening.
There isn't much story - although I'm not sure if that was the intent. Instead it just jumps between a handful of totally separate characters pretty much randomly, and it jumps way too frequently for any sense of continuity.
And then there's quite a few inconsistencies. Can't list here without declaring this a spoiler, though.
The aesthetics / atmosphere does seem suitable for what's going on, though.
Unless you're into weirdly produced arty movies that are all atmosphere, this shouldn't really appeal.
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