See you, space cowboy.
CW: stillborn pregnancies
I'll begin with this: if you found Pieces of a Woman cathartic or helpful in any way, I'm happy to hear it. I've long believed in cinema's power for internal, emotional reflection and I can only speculate on what this film might mean to folks who have experienced a stillborn pregnancy first hand. Please, regard this review as one man's opinion. Emphasis on the word "man," as I'm fairly certain that those who identify as women or…
A gorgeous pain-in-the-ass.
Wong’s filmography has always eschewed narrative coherency for stylish excess, but that excess does not typically betray emotional engagement. Despite the all the melodrama Ashes of Time traffics in, I felt absolutely nothing throughout its entire running time.