I must say I’m surprised
How dryly traumatic this film is.
A few delicately-directed moments,
But otherwise nothing to write home about.
I finally saw Love Exposure, and it turned out to be exactly what I thought it was gonna be.
For the sake of brevity, as also since this film doesn't have much of note, here's a pros and cons list for the film:
— The themes of misinterpretation of Love and Religion for selfish means proves to be the film's strongest aspect on its literary side.
— The direction is quite impressive for the majority of the film. Not…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
"Wow, I like this lighting."
"Oh, okay. I suppose that lady has a good reason to run away."
"...And she's being pretty hysterical."
"...And now she's dead. Fun!!"
"Oh, we're back to Susan now. Hopefully this house is supernaturally haunted...that would be predictable."
"A fair bit of exposition going on here."
"Why are the characters' dialogue written so poorly?? Why is she sticking her tongue out and calling people whose names begin with 'S' snakes??"
"This feels very predictable already...everyone's…