My second watch - for the podcast

"So, may we start?"

Quite a jam on a rewatch. I still find Driver and Cotillard's characters too one-note and some of the writing/lyricism and its delivery too awkward, but tons of this is so exciting and gorgeous. Works best when thinking of it as a modern fairytale or as a visual album. The Sparks music is mostly (but not all) great, Carax's visual style is bold and magical as usual. That ending is such a treat honestly, and I feel like there's more to get out of further thought and viewings. Exciting stuff.

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