Agreed. There is something very odd about the images though, that they somehow capture what those who live in the North in the winter time call "cabin fever". The subjects (or participant-actors) have mostly blank stares and are leaning toward depressiveness rather than neutral. There's a kind of resignation to them. I really don't think surreal or surrealism has much of anything to do with the images, actually, as much as catatonic does. The message to me is almost as though the actors in the images in large part are saying:
"OK, we're stuck here for the duration. Don't like it, yet must put up with it. Can't even make the best of it, just stuck, having no where to go or anything else to do."
If I didn't know better, it would be as though the participants/actors were directed to be "epileptic", staring blankly as though in a trance.
Yet there is definitely a kind of magic about the images on many levels, probably in particular the prices.........