Hayden Welch’s review published on Letterboxd:
“If I had wings like a Noah’s dove, I’d fly the river to the one I love. Oh fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well...”’
The Coen’s boldest and most simplistic film that has more emotional resonance than anything they’ve done while still managing to have the same technical skill and emotional flexibility that most of their pictures have. This is absolutely my new favorite from them after two years of this being absent from my life.
Oscar Issac is flawless in this film, he has such range and manages to carry the entire film on his back. He’s got this wit and charm while still being able to have this emotional release. His character is so inspirationally persistent, yet still having these darker moments. Such a beautiful study of a wonderfully flawed character.
Fare thee well, my honey. Fare thee well...