Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles ★★★★★

With its roots anchored deep into reality, the film is an unrealistically real step into the character of a widowed woman with her only son.

The utmost commendable subject in the film was the composition and staging of the screenplay which will not in the least look acted to you as I've never seen daily chores to be this visually satisfactory.

Jeanne even though lives with and loves her son, the loss or more appropriately the absence of physical proximity in her life leads to a gradual disintegration in the rhythm of her life.
The imbalance is brought upon to the audience in such smoothness that one is bound to get struck by it.

The editing is symmetrical in the days that may be a bit monotonous to bear with through those hours.
The underlying motivation may be a bit of feminism showing the mundane life of a single parent.
The film contains very little dialogues and will give you the experience of visualizing the entire play in the shoes of the character of widowed Jeanne.

With an unexpected and out of the track abrupt and shocking ending the film offers a dramatic conclusion to the domestic life hours of a woman in need of warmth, mentally as well as physically.


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