A deeply unsettling psychodrama elevated by a towering and unhinged performance by Rebecca Hall. It can be a tough watch, particularly as it relates to past trauma and panic attacks related to it, but it's very much captivating at the same time. That 7-minute monologue and that bonkers climax are gonna be hard to shake off.
Such a beautiful, flawed and magical movie. Featuring phenomenal performances from Renate Reinsve and Anders Danielsen Lie, this movie gave me whiplash of emotions, broke my heart to million peaces and put it back together again. No movie released this year has moved me as much as this one. The movie brilliantly uses the classic tropes of romantic film in a way that doesn't feel cheesy. It's a film where a line like ''I would rather be childless with you…
To a lot of people, Titane will most likely prevail as a shocker or disturbing piece. But this is more than just a visually evocative, graphic body-horror. Wild and grotesque at surface, it's ultimately a film about love and acceptance. It challenges our perception of gender, feminity and love. Julia Ducournau's uncompromising, wildly original vision is bolstered by outstanding, committed performances from Rousselle and Lindon. It left me demanding more at the end, but it surely is an unmatched experience. Just make sure to watch it with an open mind.