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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Yi Yi
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Tokyo Story

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  • Petite Maman

  • Roma

    ★★★★½

  • My Uncle Tudor

    ★★★★★

  • City of Flowers

    ★★★

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  • Sunday Beauty Queen

    Sunday Beauty Queen

    In all honesty, these queens deserve more than one day.

    It just gets to you, as you come to understand more behind the beauty of the people it features, the community, and what it all means.

    In the first sequences, you may only see what people often perceive as shallow pageantry, but even then you see a glance of so much more from their smiles and presentations. The way it was all pieced together was just beautifully perfect, because you…

  • Like Father, Like Son

    Like Father, Like Son

    I always like how Japanese Cinema deconstructs families in nuanced ways.

    Something that is often overplayed in hollywood movies, and even in teleseryes in my home country seemed fresh in my eyes.
    Complex humanity is never downplayed in Kore-eda's films, and it was seen in here.

    "Don't you think that for kids, giving them time is everything."
    Really stuck to me.

    On a lighter note, I don't have daddy issues but for those who do, I know this'll hit more than you expect it to.