[after his parents have left, thinking he is ill] "They bought it. Incredible! One of the worst performances of my…
The Virgin Suicides
Beautiful, mysterious, haunting, invariably fatal. Just like life.
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
The title is trivial as a spoiler for the film. To clarify, The Virgin Suicides is not about teenaged girls killing themselves, in the least is it because of overbearing parents keeping them from sex. It's about youth ending, idealism crumbling and life changing; the thoughts of emptiness in the happy-go-lucky days of unbeknownst perfection turning into the oddity that is growing up, finding love, discovering sex and making the rest of your way for yourself after your parents can no longer. It's quite simply lovely.
The film's surface rests heavily on this eponymous tragedy, but it isn't this under the face value, especially in the sense of tone. Sofia Coppola does transfer between making the mood an awkward teen…
Do you have a film that makes you so happy but so completely sad at the same time? Because this film, this hazy and soft and sparkly film is mine.
As soon as we see the title it suggests that you are going into a depressing film and this certainly is one. With a mysterious, melancholic and sometimes haunting atmosphere Sofia Coppola was able to do a solid debut with her The Virgin Suicides.
This tells the story of five beautiful girls, full of life are forbidden to live their adolescence in a normal way by the restricted orders of their religious parents.
Is difficult to talk about this film without spoiling much and I don't wanna do it for the ones who haven't seen it yet. I will just say that freedom is one of the best things we can have in life. Living in cloistered is not easy or good for our mental health.
The performances are solid from all of the actors, it's visually beautiful and has a great the soundtrack.
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"Obviously, Doctor, you've never been a 13-year-old girl."
Although there is a lot of screen-time devoted to Kirsten Dunst's teeth, so that's nice. I like her teeth. I didn't like this movie.
Josh Hartnett looks ridiculous in that wig.
Performances : 6/10
Story : 1.8/10
Production : 5.5/10
Overall : 4.43/10
Well thank Christ that Sofia Coppola learned from her mistakes and improved since making this mess. It seemed like The Virgin Suicides spent a lot of time building its way towards absolutely nothing. There's actually no point whatsoever. Good movies are fun, bad movies are fun, but aimless meandering movies are the worst. The story built itself up for two hours only to leave us all with zero insight. It wasn't the whole "open ended, mysterious, interperet this yourself" ending. It was just a nonexistent terrible ending. The performances are adequate at least. Dunst in particular does a good job, but nothing apart from her really jumps off the screen.
All around it's pretty average. Normally I'd say something about how whoever made this is probably going nowhere, but she already went to Tokyo with Bill Murray, so that would be stupid.
I was sorely disappointed with this movie. After being recommended the book (which I fell in love with) I was so excited to finally see the movie, and it was just nothing like the book. The acting was very plastic and it just didn't grip me the way the book did. I wouldn't recommend this movie to fans of the book.
Mysterious atmosphere and soundtrack
One word: UNDERRATED! One of the best movies directed by Sofia Coppola, since it treats one of the increasingly common issues in youth: suicide
Well my friend was right, I do feel empty after watching this. Also slightly uncomfortable and low key creeped out.
Sofia, I'm sorry, I get that you're trying to tell me something, but try as I may, I honestly don't get it. Truth be told, I was playing 2048 - doge edition for a better part of the movie (kristin's fault), but still.
Kudos for casting tho, you do pick very pretty girls.
What a beautiful, hazy, fever dream of a film. From the narration to the music to the visuals, it's some kind of daydream that I don't want to wake up from. It's an incredibly bizarre story and the way that it is told is so engaging. I just love Sofia Coppola's style. I love the pace of her films, the way they feel. I can't describe it. The music by Air is simply awesome and the film also features some other songs that I love such as Come Sail Away by Styx and The Air That I Breathe by The Hollies. She and I have similar tastes. I can't wait to watch this film again. It's an instant favourite I think.
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The Virgin Suicides is one of the most boring movies I've seen. Before Sofia Coppola made her masterpiece Lost in Translation, she this boring dull movie. Sofia tried to say something important but I probably slept through it. This movie is so slow, I honestly dont remember what happened. After the *spoiler* virgin committed suicide I zoned out completely.
Film 12/30 of the "Scavenger Hunt #4" Challenge!
My Scavenger Hunt #4 List.
Item 14. Film featuring a suicidal person(s)!
a sense of serenity in the world of an unrequited grim and solemnity. it sets a marker to the whole point, and it actually acts as the main theme, of the film wherein it is the dawn of its own full circle and easily it was there to convey the story. it actually is a paradox of social experiment, though unknowingly it might have been based on the life story of the family, that is somehow exaggerated yet fully possible which may be derided and might raise some questions including the collective result of the sisters. as it…
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