Viktoria ★★★★

painful. not because it is slow, taking its time to unfurl - because it is about being unwanted and existing inside that void. it's about the way womanhood is affected by its surroundings and always has been. how dreams that stay only concepts become a powerful poison. painful.

beautifully shot; not a scene wasted. the moments that employed music were so greatly affecting i wished they were scattered more generously throughout the film. the scene where it rains milk on boryana is one of the most gorgeous scenes i have ever seen in all of my twenty years on earth.