That girl who made liking films her personality
‘Listen, little one, the most pleasant surprise in my survey are girls like you. From a general state of conformism, you young girls are the only ones with clear and daring ideas.’
Pasolini tackles the unsolvable puzzle of human sexuality as something deeply entrenched in our lives but that very few can understand and rationalize. Politics, religion, social conditioning and socialization are intertwined in the shaping of ideas and practices of sexuality, and often breed conformism and repression.
Ok yeah I get why Charles Melton is getting all this hype for his performance.
Obsessed with how deeply psychologically rich every character is, whether you loathe them or sympathize with them.
Gracie is a terrifying character in the sense that she weaponizes her perceived naïveté and gentleness to come across as helpless despite being very manipulative and good at keeping up appearances, which makes it very hard to pin her down and have access to her inner world.
First of all how dare they drop one of the most beautiful and most tragic love stories I’ve ever seen without warning me that I’d walk out of the theatre covered in snot and tears?
The directing is, as always, very innovative and interesting to witness, with surprising shot composition and absolutely masterful editing.
I’ll review this properly when I’m not emotional… and I DEFINITELY need a second watch.