Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York ★★★★

This film just blew my mind. Once again Charlie Kaufman gives us a lot to unpack with one of the most ambitious films I have ever seen. Its going to take me a long time to even begin to come close to fully comprehending everything on display here. Infact there were many times during the film that left me scratching my head, trying to understand what was happening and what complex metaphor an element symbolised. I will even go as far as to say that at some points the film becomes too abstract and pretentious for its own good. However understand it or not, just one viewing will allow you to feel a wave of profound emotion. This is a deeply moving film that allows you to feel the heart aching pain of situations that you have never been in. It's raw, personal, powerful cinema. Get it or not it will sweep you away and leave you feeling depressed and hollow. This is a truly special film that I will be revisiting in the future but not for a while this is Definitely not for light viewing...

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