This is one of the dumbest movies ever made
[...] While its scenario offers plenty to tell, Days of the Whale is a coming of age film at heart. Christina’s journey to independence is blended with the immensely compelling political background only in subtle moments. It tells a story of boundaries and the conflict between pleasing your loved ones and pleasing yourself, especially when not fully in touch with your identity. When Christina has made her final decision, she leaves behind a colourful, giant whale. It will change the…
No regrets for this rating, because if a film elevates me into a state of complete and utter intoxication with life, even if based on an escapist distortion of reality, it deserves it.
Not gonna talk or think about what's wrong with it or not, because the only thing I need to know is that it made me fucking happy!
Berlinale 2017 Film #06
How do I even start...
I read the novel when I was about 15 and it had a big impact on me, I don't think I would have been out yet if it wasn't for Andre Aciman's beautifully written story about a summer that changed everything.
Over time I kind of forgot that the novel existed, which is a shame, but thank god this movie was going into production, so that I decided to reread the…