laila • 23
i’m just looking for things i can love
i have learned with time that this isn’t exactly my type of film, these portraits of hyper masculinity in all its buoyant hypocrisy, the messy conflation of religion and family values, though i admire the willingness to show it critically. however for me, these films are often too tiresome and hard to engage with, and it wasn’t different with fellini’s i vitelloni.
in this case particularly i think that there are a few problems, as the excess of characters with…
although for me minari was quite a disappointment, it is objectively rather decent, with beautiful cinematography and soundtrack and competent performances. nevertheless, since my reviews can only reflect my perspective and personal experience with the film in question i can’t help criticising it and the aspects that in my opinion prevented it from achieving a higher level of quality.
the problem basically is that there’s a lot of nice and cute package for little actual content. the intentions making it…