My degree says I subtitle movies, but it’s really just an excuse to watch them for a living.
A good movie leaves you with more questions than answers. You wish it was longer, that you knew more of the backstories, that you could see the aftermath, but you know better than that. Not only were you given the gift of a great story, but also the license to keep it alive in your imagination. This movie does this and more for me.
This is so insanely powerful. Florian Zeller captures the effects of dementia in the most simultaneously authentic and cinematic way. Up until my grandma passed away almost 2 months ago at the age of 98, everyone in our house had moments where we started to question what was and wasn’t real. Dementia makes sense on paper. It doesn’t make sense when the personality of someone you knew and loved has always been strictly about them being as tough as nails…