this french musical is the gayest thing ever made
To live life to its fullest is to find quiet breaks of serenity and love in between moments of living. The trials and tribulations are the every day; wherein the every day is filled with moments of joy, wonder, complications and at times, minor tragedies. In this life, everything feels new, even if the one assured thing in life is consistent rituals. There is always some beauty to be found in little coincidences and conversations, which are all majestically laid out in these increments of life across the dimension of time. A heartfelt ode to the inexplicability of the every day, the nowness of it all.
The opening was gorgeous. The movement and pacing of the opening Opera scene was truly spectacular, and the score is something that mesmerized me from start to finish.
But it disappoints. In many ways. It wasn't hard to understand, but I think the explanatory approach to time travel is not the best way to explore that genre. The pacing lost its momentum quickly, and after a while, there was little reason for why I should care about any of the…
An immersive experience, beginning and ending with grace and acceptance. Everyone you see in the film is someone you know in real life. No one is guilty of anything really, but everyone seems a little apologetic for the ways things have become. The camera does not pass judgment; its job is to observe and tell a story.
Love, life and death. Most great dramas about these things have probably taken some inspiration from Ozu. Which is actually interesting, given the…