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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    That was one of the most beautiful films I’ve ever watched. I feel like I held my breath throughout the entirety of it. I will try to speak vaguely because I like to review films without direct spoilers.

    “28” made me gasp. Fucking GASP. That’s when I realized I was holding my breath for the duration of that scene. 

    “retourne-toi” in the final scene in the house was heartbreaking, but of course, the poets choice. With the light cutting out,…

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    This is even heavier the second time around. 

    I’ll say it again, it’s a beautiful thing when a film has the opportunity to say so much through such little dialogue. 

    It’s a portrayal of unconditional love.


    I feel grateful speaking French, because I do get to focus even more on watching instead of having to read subtitles. Every stolen glance is saying a million words. 

    This is one of the greatest films of all time.