I've been wanting to see this since watching Sciamma's more recent films so it was a bit of a shock to discover I have seen it back in 2011. I have no memory of seeing the film then and watching it again felt like the first time. Like Girlhood and even Portrait of a Lady On Fire it manages to capture something about growing up so perfectly. It also has a huge cloud of uncertainty hanging over everything that feels…
Hooked from the start and completely engrossed by every single minute. A film that defies genre and expectations, where it feels like absolutely anything could happen and still manages to shock and surprise. Every scene is beautifully shot and perhaps sounds even better. It's not just the songs but the sound design that has a real impact, the scene with the therapists really stands out.
From the audience reaction I know it's not a film for everybody but I can't…
This is the best film I've ever seen about a satellite who transforms into a girl and befriends a boy who's turned into a cow featuring a talking toilet roll. Ever.
Obviously it's all kinds of weird in a charming way but unfortunately there's not really enough story to sustain the running time.
I wonder what Noam Chomsky would make of this.