Portrait of a Lady on Fire ★★★★

Did you notice that there’s almost a complete lack of music in this film? And then the bonfire scene happens and you’re like fuckkkkkkkkkkk. That shit was wild. I had major goosebumps when the music dropped and I’ve prolly listened to that song like 100 times since watching. What a sequence. 

Wasn’t blown away by anything other than that, but the more I think about it the more I’m in awe of the film’s quiet power. There’s so much beauty to all the stolen glances between the leads, and the premise / framing of the story captures that feeling of longing and desire so well.  Also I love that Letterboxd swapped the usual stars with fire 🔥 instead. More of that please.

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