“Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime”
Portrait of a Lady on Fire is easily the most beautiful film I have ever seen. Every scene is like a dazzling piece of poetry, each shot being a stunning painting. I can’t put it to words how hypnotic and entrancing this is. When going in, I knew it was going to be amazing but nothing could of prepared me for how amazing.
The performances are some of the best I’ve seen, the chemistry feels so real and I cannot…
Sciamma captures childhood, growing up, identity and gender so well here. It was like a breath of fresh air watching Tomboy, a whole new take on a coming of age film. The performances are really a stand out, they work perfectly with the outstanding screenplay. Absolutely love this, very excited to watch Portrait of a Lady on Fire now...
This is definitely my least favourite Fassbinder as of yet (my previous lowest rated of his was 4 stars so I guess it isn’t a difficult one to beat). I still found it enjoyable and was fascinated by the plot, however I couldn’t find a single character to invest myself in. I just went along with the story, admired the cinematography, and that was about it. I find that Fassbinder’s films always manage to create flawed beings, yet still manage…