this film really is extraordinary. stunning. pulchritudinous. one of the most grimly real portrayals of being trans to have ever graced upon a screen. built in such a way so that those who arent trans are exposed to this dark and eerie state of consciousness, whilst those who are trans instantly feel recognised and empathised with, as this is the experience they have lived. the way the feelings of dysphoria are weaved through each scene without ever putting a name…
i’ll be having nightmares tonight i guess
theres so much to be unpacked here and i dont know how to do it 😭 this is much more than an anti-war film, it examines child neglect, abuse, familial pressures, self worth, religion, the futility and manipulation of war, and in some ways human nature. my dumb ass expecting this to just be a boring shock horror/happy tree friends clone got blown out of the water by how sophisticated, yet how crudely…
currently writing as my best friend sobs and snots into my right boob, so i assume she liked it.
a synecdoche is a narrative and text device that refers to when a part of something cites the whole of that thing. what does this have to do with the film? well the word is in the title for starters, but it also briefly encapsulates the grand complexity of existing, and in a single simple word.
as Caden gradually crafts his…