10.11.2015 7 Rooms, Kitchen, Bathroom

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I know Demy’s films can be more complicated than they seem, but I sometimes wonder how a marriage worked between someone who seemed to drown in nostalgia for capital R romance and someone who seemed so critical of the establishment. A curious little film, very funny, and though a collaboration not at all out of place.

10.11.2015 Hello Cubans

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A fun film, but dated. She excels when her politics are subtext instead of subject. I think it is because she is then able to give a more nuanced position and this nuance clashing against her expressionistic tendencies is where the magic happens.

10.10. 2015 Le Bonheur

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Still one of my favorites. Her conception of the image is so in tune with mine, a hard things to explain. And that it’s used for an extremely nuanced and personal film about moral/political concerns – it had been a while since I had seen it and it makes me wonder how much it pointed me in that direction.