I feel pretentious for being as moved by this as I was. But I broke down sobbing in the 3rd act.
I remember everything, so I limit what I see.
Have always been in awe of Antonioni but in a way that mostly left me cold. This one left me crying for days. The world modernizes. Convictions dissolve. Friends die. Love evaporates. Goes without saying that Antonioni is a master of composition, but this is some of his most striking framing (and some of the most incredible lighting I’ve ever seen in a black and white film). The perfect equilibrium point between style and substance.
Emotional terrorism >> La Notte Ending
Perfectly captures the feeling of being well into your twenties and looking around at those who are younger than you both with resentment and longing for their ability to live a lighter existence. The mortifying ordeal of taking yourself seriously
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Should have known this mf was a murderer when he got upset and started hoola hooping