November 23, 2011

Water Lilies

CĂ©line Sciamma's "Water Lilies": more an afterimage of a movie than a movie — and so much the stronger because of that. Story-showing rather than story-telling.

(But it taught me that if there's one thing that makes me giggle helplessly more than the sight of a character breaking into song in the middle of a musical, it's characters breaking into a synchronised swimming routine in a movie…).



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