danielle

danielle

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"I've often noticed we are not able to look at what we have in front of us, unless it's inside a frame"

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Favorite films

  • Yi Yi
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Nobody Knows
  • An Elephant Sitting Still

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  • Puparia

  • Fallen Angels

    ★★★★½

  • Black Widow

    ★★★

  • The Devil's Backbone

    ★★★½

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  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    Once again, I am left speechless upon finishing this film. Edward Yang's ability to convey these characters and their conflicts with such realism is something that I find so special. Not to overstate but I really believe that this is a film that can change lives; it has certainly moulded the way I think and make decisions. The events and dialogue that we see through these characters (notably Mr Ota, Nj, Ting Ting and Yang Yang) are presented in a…

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  • Fallen Angels

    Fallen Angels

    ★★★★½

    Happy Birthday Wong Kar Wai🥳

  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

    The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

    ★★★★

    I'm not sure what compelled me to watch this film (maybe it was the poster or the title). It is very dialogue-heavy which makes sense because the entire film takes place in one room. At times I did wish there were more locations, for no reason other than my attention span. The direction and cinematography were incredible. I absolutely loved the ending and I think my rating could go up with a rewatch!

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  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    ★★★★½

    I've had a rough week mentally which resulted in me becoming physically ill. I tried to watch many movies over the past week but I couldn't finish any of them because I either fell asleep or got a really bad headache. Randomly, I decided to watch this film and surprisingly watched it the whole way through with no issues. I'm not quite sure why out of all the films I tried watching this week, this is the one that kept…

  • Fallen Angels

    Fallen Angels

    ★★★★½

    I don't really have anything to say other than I love this film! I have no idea why I like it as much as I do, to be honest. I think I just find it so comforting.