The Grief of Others ★★★★½


Remarkable piece of work. Begs to be seen. Wang gets the details of this family perfectly right. I dated someone whose house so reminds me of the one in this film, and it was amazing to see him treat the lifestyle of so many disparate, clearly troubled people with such grace and love. There is no judgment on his part, but he's savvy enough to know that the way they view their mistakes is a big part of their identity. His devices for capturing the way guilt intrudes on the present are too good.