Probably too long but enjoyed the subtle intellectual implications amidst a seemingly shallow play. The whole film is exquisitely beautiful.
Wow, what an experience. It's hard to imagine how this looks for anyone that hasn't read the book. I do have some quibbles about plot decisions, particularly the lack of visibility to the paranoia surrounding the plot against the Duke in the first half of the movie. I felt like that was a fairly critical component to the story, and it was totally glossed over and the conclusion was very abrupt.
And, I have a few quibbles like that. But…