Während der packenden Spielzeit ist es mir nicht aufgefallen, aber die Isolation, in die Nina Hoss' Charakter zunehmend gefallen ist, scheint einen wunden Punkt in mir geweckt zu haben und den Rest des Abends werde ich das wohl noch verarbeiten.
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Another movie about a young - priviliged and enlightenedly know-it-all - spirit breaking free from society and wandering off on a path of self-discovery, love, freedom, nature and romantic minimalism. But, in the end he dies; relativising this story; forcing us to evaluate how much free spirit we can want, which parts of society we need, which parts are actually worth escaping from and from which parts we should leave the escape to romanticization.
Penn does not focus on the…
Portrait of a Lady on Fire slows you down, makes you fell your calming heartbeat, it eases up.
While it shows you how to paint, you learn how to observe, how to study.
You observe a dance, a delicate play, an intriguing and fascinating yet impressive act.
And in the end something comes together, nothing you have waited for, nothing you knew you've wanted. But it comes together like nothing ever came together before.