A cheerleader for actors / a strategist of visuals.
Héloïse Bresc. She's not one of the three leads; she plays a supporting character named Christina, who has to be so brave by simply telling what she thinks is the truth, knowing this could result in her death. She really captures the balance of conviction and fear and devotion that I can only assume so many nuns had to deal with back then. Apparently this is her first film, and she completely holds her own against Charlotte Rampling.
There are a lot of people who enjoy the experience of watching a film like this. Feeling like they need to take a shower after it's over. I genuinely want to understand why. Because for me, the difference in nuance between Texas Chainsaw and something like this is much wider for me. I can point to directorial choices, or even just the nuance in character within the writing. Despite commonalities in how savage and low budget they are, Texas felt…
I sincerely hope you all have fun watching our movie. If anyone's curious, here are some of the films I studied while I was writing: letterboxd.com/michaelmohan/list/the-voyeurs-research/
November 12, 2021 will go down as one of the worst days of my life. (In short: fuck alzheimer's).
My wife suggested that perhaps we shouldn't go to the movies; that I might not be in the correct headspace to enjoy watching the latest film by one of my favorite directors.
But the trailer made it seem pretty light and pleasant, and I hoped that for two hours it would help me take my mind off of things.