A small scale, nostalgic tale of childhood time travel and fantasy that’s layered with themes of pain, grief, regret, and loss.
This screen adaptation of Graham Swift’s novella about a secret love affair in post WWI England is a misfire on all counts.
Smart, sarcastic, and over-the-top eccentric in a Wes Anderson-meets-Quentin Dupieux sort of way.
Captures the feeling of being trapped in a life you never asked for, and wanting so desperately to get yourself out of it.
An emotionally exhausting film that’s delicately directed, touching, refined, and subtle in its storytelling.
This thought-provoking work and its themes of using superstition and religion as a means of control will resonate on a primal level with many women.