I wouldn't say it's the movie of the year like the hype would suggest, but I really admire the naturalistic rhythms of youthful love and the light, understated touch here - nothing too heavy-handed going on until the final act. It's the kind of slow, lazy film you can really stretch out in.
I didn't quite know how to comment on this movie for the past two days since I've watched it. I wasn't quite sure what I was getting into, but I was game for it. And it really, really affected me. More than any movie I can remember, I felt like I was being carried along on a journey - not a scary journey, but a very benevolent one. The effect is one of deep connection - through time, place, sound,…