The Double Life of Véronique

The Double Life of Véronique ★★★★★

Death and Love are the two most prominent ideas in a persons life. Both bring inexplicable sadness and liberation.Yet life is beautiful, a fleeting imagination brought together by noises, smells, and visuals. 

Watching Kieślowski’s masterpiece, I felt like I was simultaneously every age I have been, will be, and am at this moment. As if I were about to die, but also if I had just been born, as well as experiencing tenderness, the taste of love for the first time. I felt as if applying words to emotions were a dishonest act, yet here I am doing exactly that.

I felt melancholy at its most honest and least understandable. A truly cherishing experience for me. There’s so much I want to say but saying it would be a complete disservice to this enchanting film. Explaining its beauty is terrifying to me. What I spoke about in this log is just what I felt.

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