I discovered this film in the 4th edition of the Queer Cinema Festival happening rn in my city and was totally blown by the acting, the gorgeous shots, by how much it reminded me of books I love such as "Orlando", and films especially "Ivan's Childhood". I have no hesitation in saying this is the most relevant piece I've watched in months.
Haven't left the cinema quiet devastated in a long time.
Every shot was a triumph, especially the reoccurring ones of the stairs, Reynolds's exquisitely beautiful elegant hands and, of course, Alma in every dress. The directing work, beyond brilliant. There were thematics that hited me on a personal level, like the most obvious one, about the creative process which created sympathy in me. the music just went on almost endlessly, even when characters were speaking, and thought it's not common it…