You can go to places in the world with pudding.
Why did I watch this first thing in the morning? Now I have to get through the rest of the day.
Gena Rowlands is brilliant and devastating in this.
Cassavetes unconventional style is at it’s best here (from what I’ve seen so far) and the way it handles it’s characters and their interactions is truly unique and great.
At first I was apprehensive towards the structure of each chapter taking on a new perspective but it really won me over in the end which is due to the excellent directing and most of all the script, which I think is the strongest element of the film. The way in which it tackles modern themes within an historical setting is thought provoking and profound.
For a man in his 80’s to still be pumping out epics like this is…