The most “shocking” film at the Cannes film festival may indeed have brought on some… wetness, but also brought along a boring, immature story.
The Chinese auteur creates one of the most beautiful and richest films we have ever seen – for some this might be just enough.
After the abstract “Oslo, August 31st “, Joachim Trier makes his first English-speaking film and strays into verbosity, until at least he learns the language.
It is the mainstream queer film of our decade, a proof that Cate Blanchett is the new Meryl Streep, and an incredible treat for the eyes: Todd Haynes had done it.
Whatever Asif Kapadia’s ‘ documentary about Amy Winehouse was going to be, it would have made us cry. And it did just that.