Persona ★★★★★

I'm not sure I fully understand what I just witnessed but I'm mesmerized by it. For me Persona is a haunting but beautiful experience, I genuinely loved it and I was totally gripped by every frame, every cut, and every single small detail. It's a perfect movie imo, it has everything I want in a movie. Persona has got it all, the insanely good performances, the brilliantly written screenplay, the camera movement, the depressing tone and the raw emotion. I love films where you have to figure out what is going on, and Persona could be interpreted in a 100 different ways.

My take on it, is that it's about the disconnect between our identities, the one we present to the outside world, and who we really are.
I will definitely have to watch it again to make more sense of it but this is quite easily among the very best films cinema has to offer. It is cinema and art in its purest form.

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