“Don’t you understand what she’s saying? Don’t you understand what she’s trying to tell us?”
”I’ll help ya up the stairs, Mom.”
The prolouge. The broken glass. The dreams. The fixing of the hair.
These are moments in PERSONA that will haunt me forever. What Bergman has done with this film is extradornary. A full scale masterpiece in every sense of the word.
...... is it too early to say this is one of my favorite films....ever?
While not being anything new or ground breaking, EX MACHINA still stands out as the most engaging film of the year so far. With so much to say about human relations in terms of technology, the mechanics of the brain, the desire to create, and Oscar Isaacs dance moves, you won't be able to look away. And that ending is certantly a contender for one of the best the year will have to offer