the most horrifying part of my experience going to the cinema for this film was realising that I was in the wrong screening when the titles for Rocketman appeared
"The bar is accuracy" - Eggers at Cannes Q&A
Holy fuck. This movie is a technical masterpiece. The sheer level of craft in its black and white cinematography, sound design, dialogue and physical performances is unbelievable. I don't think I've seen a modern film that's so effective at throwing its audience into an authentic time and place through the use of things like a square aspect ratio, without coming across as a gimmick or pastiche.
Going to be nigh on impossible for anything else in Cannes this year to top this.
P.S. in the Q&A Willem Dafoe neither confirmed nor denied that the farting was real