“I can’t help what I see.”
Mystical, magical, unusual...
Björk is perfect as Margit. The B&W cinematography is crazy; the lighting resembles older 1950s Danish/Swedish films—Carl Theodore Dreyer’s Ordet or Bergman’s The Seventh Seal. It has a similar serious, spiritual/supernatural tone too. But of course this film is unique and stands on its own.
Particular scenes have really stuck with me since watching. I think of Björk’s singing, the cliffs, the birds, the waterfall she disappears into with her mother’s…