Super impressive for such a low budget film.
I really felt Kechiche's influence in the dialogues, the Moroccan-Algerian-French culture mix. But what really strikes is the depressing portrayal of contemporary love that the film offers. When I left my seat, my whole body felt stuck and stressed, and encaged. The film gives the impression that even love relationships have been infused in a capitalist ideology. It has to be profitable, fast, efficient, and sexual intercourse is depicted as interchangeable. None…
This animated movie was beautiful. It is a very poetic journey of a chopped-off hand that makes its way through the city of Paris, in parallel with the narrative of a young adolescent finding love. The structure of this is so intelligent, where the spectator's gaze oscillates from extremely small scale details (point of view of a hand) to human scale images (point of view of the body). The soundtrack is particularly captivating. The whole film condenses so much imagery,…