The Double Life of Véronique

The Double Life of Véronique ★★★½

The enchanting story of two woman who pretty much look the same and feel the same (a less fantastical and sci-fi version of what happens in Sense8), yet their path have never fully crossed.

Just like on his series and eventual Trilogy of Color, Krzysztof Kieślowski love and use of color to denote an emotion. The warm yellow-ish colors reminded me a lot to Amelie, though here it plays almost a much bleak role.

The score was just beautiful. The song played on the opera with our star singing can be only described as purely "angelical," it gets under your skin and haunts you down.

Sadly, even though technically speaking this film is pretty much incredible, the narrative and acting is just plain down confusing and overly pretentious. As the two main characters are meant to look and be the same, you get easily lost who are you supposed to follow. There were times I looked the other way for a min and immediately found myself lost on what was actually happening.

All in all, a very quite yet mesmerizing film that sadly gets lost on its poorly executed script that feels like an exercise of what was to come, rather its own individual thing.

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