so many racist tropes and they never even sang “eine insel mit zwei bergen” >:(
(tbf i missed much of the plot so to say i “watched” this is mayhaps an overstatement lol)
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
after all the foreshadowing of bee buzzing noises... him drinking an 'orange blossom' cocktail ... his love interest being called Rosemary ... finally, after 1h 26 mins, he utters the words 'i believe that i am a honey bee' with a single tear rolling down his cheek ..... poetic cinéma
Damn, I'm so happy this film exists.
I have a lot of rambling thoughts and feelings that I’m lowkey struggling to put into words but I’ll try:
So much of this resonated in a deeply specific and personal way (e.g. the 'chocolate‘-related nickname which is apparently a common experience among Afrogerman diaspora? grim!), the performances especially from the two lead actresses were wonderful. I thought there was a great balance between humourous / light-hearted and emotional, heart-hitting moments (often at…