Ugetsu

Ugetsu

I could talk about how much I loved Mizoguchi's restrained, free-flowing compositions. I could talk about how haunting and epic the film's wonderful score is. I could talk about the elegantly rendered tragedy at the centre of this. I could talk about how once again, Mizoguchi makes us feel the pain of a woman's struggle.
I could talk about many things, but no words could explain the indescribable feeling I had during Ugetsu's stunning final shot, where Mizoguchi's camera pans up from the heart-wrenching tragedy we've just witnessed and overlooks the vastness of our past, and inevitability of our present. It's the kind of feeling that films were made for.
Masterful.

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