i fell in love with how quiet, breezy, dreamlike this is while still being so full of things to say. Ed Harris' character Jimmy is an unassuming newspaper man, a good guy who makes a poor choice and ends up strung along by a major local figure. once the wheels of politics start to roll downhill he puts everything on the line to jam a stick in the spokes; protect the people he cares about, preserve what precious little natural…
No filmmaker makes me think so much about real shit like Ingmar Bergman. Like really real. I zoned out for a few minutes watching this thinking about my shortcomings, my place in the world, and then I had a true, honest to goodness existential moment that tingled my spine. It made me insanely uncomfortable, and then seconds later so serenely comfortable that all I could do was smile. A piece of art did that to me. This is what genius looks like.