Trust me, you can understand communication and still end up single.
Joe Walker, you beauty. Revisiting arrival for academic purpose and the film rings true to heart yet again.
Hi, Calum — are you faking your real self or trying to be a better human?
Hi, Sophie — is everything okay? you feel this world a safe place?
These questions keep ringing as I see “aftersun” unfold in it's own way, breathing through foreground, midground & background. The depth come across as an evaluation that time lends to us. The cut-away(s) serve as a reality-check. The closing shot unfolds like a lost dream that stitches the two-together. What stays? Childhood(s).