Wendy and Lucy

Wendy and Lucy ★★★★½

I've been in a very similar situation and this very accurately describes the pain and inscrutability of homelessness, in the richest country in the world that anyone has to go through something like this is beyond me, once you're in the hole climbing back out is often hellishly difficult, and lonely. This initially reminded me a bit of Umberto D. but by the end we don't even get the glint of hope that that movie has, but hopefully the promise of it exists. There's not a hint of dramatization, no maudlin monologues, no sappy triumphs, and a core of humanity, makes me want to go out and film right now, could be anything, doesn't matter.

Edit: Forgot to mention, love a movie with good dog acting. This dog that plays Lucy is so perfect.

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