laila • 25
i’m just looking for things i can love
decisive, committed, admittedly obscure work indifferent to mainstream approval and unafraid of confrontation with moral and aesthetic absolutes, this, more than you might imagine, is what keeps people from jumping out windows and under trains.
this idea couldn’t be more true, and of course is the case of this film and all of hartley’s oeuvre as well. this one is for all the people saved from an untimely death in concrete pavements or crushed on the train tracks.