I dreamed there was a wall of flame
I screamed because I was to blame
I looked around. No night, no day
No sky, no ground. Nothing to say.
A24 is a film studio I've learned to inherently trust with 90 minutes of my time, no matter what the premise. And Ginger and Rosa, a coming-of-age story centered around two teen girls who begin drifting apart before the backdrop of the Cuban missile crisis, wouldn't normally be up my alley. But, thanks in no small part to Elle Fanning (who is so god-damned good in everything she touches), I ended up liking this.
The story was a bit of a slow burn, and there was also a certain illicit relationship…