1 star for Reese's hair color, minus 1 star for the bad bad bad singing, add star for sweeping landscapes and grandiose set design, minus a star for scenes I fell asleep in, add a star for the post-coital scene that woke me up, minus a star for a 19th-century portrayal of Chuck Bass lol, add a star for Robert Pattinson being in the cast list (?), minus a star for deleting (most if not all of) his scenes, add…
It's a perfect film. Don't @ me! One of my favorites. I cry every time I watch the lake scene and the father-daughter scene at the gazebo.
It's simplicity and perfection. It's lust and it's love. It's power and it's passion. It's father and daughter. It's sex-positive. Dance functions as a sort of language in it. It had a social and political agenda: class injustice, women's rights, identity, war. It's a true story, it's a woman's story, an autobiography. It…