Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles ★★★

"I added less water than last week. Maybe that's why it's better."

Probably the most boring and slow paced film I have ever watched. No idea why this film is rated 4.3 in Letterboxd.

I though of giving it a lower rating but I have to give props for the orginality of the plot line, the long and audacious takes, the influence that this film possesses and the ending.
The entire film's premise revolves around Jeanne Dielman, a widower who does her usual day to day chores. I loved Akerman's direction in this film, Loved all the camera placements in the interior of the house, which are situated at the same place every day. The ending was easily the best and interesting part of the whole film, a pretty shocking way to end a film that was long and had a relaxing atmosphere.
Overall, people say this film gets better with time but I honestly don't want to revisit this film, it may have been revolutionary at its time but in my opinion, this film hasn't aged well.

Fact: The entire film crew for this film were Females.

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