"Oh... innocence can be hell."
Very disturbing. Declared déjà un culte by critics at Cannes before even leaving the auditorium, this movie is truly something else.
The cinematography is stunning. Every frame looks like a vintage painting. I know the director handpainted all the wheat yellow, but it was more than just those beautiful landscape shots. I legitimately do not know how they accomplished this camerawork.
I loved the writing and directing by Philip Ridley. Ridley is also a novelist, playwright, songwriter, photographer, and a performance artist. His book In the Eyes of Mr Fury is considered a cult classic and an underground phenomena; and, after watching this - and The Passion of Darkly Noon - I look forward to…