The boy? More like the JOY that was removed from my body with every passing second
An incredible script, three top drawer performances and an incredible visual presentation, accompanied by a not often used but always effective score, THIS is a film that completely deserves its reputation as an all-time classic.
One thing though, if this is meant to be one of Tarkovsky's more accessible films, I may well be exposed as a hack normie, because I found this to be pretty complex.
I was about to give this a 9/10 but then realised the only reason I'd do that would be to have less 10/10s given recently. I decided to just trust my head and give this the highest score possible, because truly, there is no film like this one. After about 10 minutes we essentially follow one long conversation through Paris, and while the location isn't given as much time to shine as Vienna in the previous film, that's not the…