Not exactly what I expected. Based on the poster, the reviews, and the brief snippets of footage from David Ehrlich's 2016 countdown, I thought this was going to be the story of a ruthless, domineering, assertive woman who terrorizes the patriarchy, and then I watched the movie and she turned out to be... well, a ruthless, domineering and assertive woman terrorizing the patriarchy—but not the way I imagined. If I'm being honest, I think I just pictured her with, I…
For obvious reasons, this will always be the other black-and-white Powell/Pressburger joint about a transient stay at a small town in the British countryside to me, but it's nonetheless an enchanting historical tour, capped by some of the most richly poignant 20 minutes I've ever come across. Those dudes are living up to the hype so far.