All of its many moving parts-prophecy, history, essay, film clips, journey, music, and memory-come together to create a communal reflection on race in America, now and then, and what it really means to be human.
Even better on second viewing, an engaging atmospheric thriller that sneaks up on you. CIA, water boarding, coziness between the Brits and the designs of the USA, all sounds very familiar. And the ending is masterful direction. Polanski by way of Hitchcock.
This wonderfully rendered and honest portrait of good people marinating in grief prompted empathy for those who were broken and those who stumbled to help. Along the way you may cry, but you will definitely laugh.
"No woman can truly love a man who listens to Phil Collins." In addition to good advice, "Sing Street" offers pure joy as we watch the creativity of adolescent dreamers, looking for a way out and a brighter future.