“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
delicately heart-warming and undeniably moving. the sound design and Carter Burwell's score for this are impeccable. Millicent Simmonds' terrific and memorable perfomance steals the show. then there's also Todd Haynes' knack for taking stories about lost people searching to find their place; and he gives it to them, a cabinet full of sounds and melodies.
not sure why people were underrating this. maybe it's too emotionally transparent for them? the balance is a bit off? it doesn't matter. it's wonderful.