I read the original, german screenplay of this film while rewatching it and the final paragraph is the saddest thing I have ever read in my entire life:
English translation by me: puu.sh/vyOzZ/766853356b.png
I'm just gonna say it:
The direction in this movie is actually fairly solid and thats why the other, ridiculous elements are so enjoyable.
You really can hate on this a lot, because it's just not good in what it tries to do, but through failing in that aspect, it succeeds on a whole other level that couldn't EVER have been achieved otherwise and that makes this extremely interesting.
I have a problem when people dismiss films that are not…
Berlinale 2017 Film #06
How do I even start...
I read the novel when I was about 15 and it had a big impact on me, I don't think I would have been out yet if it wasn't for Andre Aciman's beautifully written story about a summer that changed everything.
Over time I kind of forgot that the novel existed, which is a shame, but thank god this movie was going into production, so that I decided to reread the…