they/them · writer · mid-20s · Europe
Current challenge: Sovietember
Like a warm hug on a cold day from a person you hold dear and near; adorned with a sympathetic and caring language and love for people; a soothing voice fully formed and understanding of what plagues and divides us; a beacon of hope signaling 'as long as we have each other, we will be okay' and safely guiding us through the night.
Summer of Korean Cinema: 6/30
A spellbinding and intriguing character study of a bourgeois fashion designer and the people surrounding her in a 70s high glamour apartment.
As the film unfolds, we slowly learn more about the past, values, ideals and self of Petra von Kant through herself and her interactions with others. In a process shaped and defined by monologues and one-on-one conversations in a beautifully arranged and decorated apartment set where everyone's costumes are crafted in…
A sincere portrait of a person's life after prison: the challenges of leaving the past behind as they're constantly reminded of it, be it through constant prejudice or people they used to know. And the difficulty of imagining, let alone the arduous task of carving out, a new path and life for oneself in spite of it all.
P.S. Lyuba deserves the world; she's one of the kindest, loveliest and purest souls. 😭🧡
"We can't go on living happily as before when death stalks our land.
But we'll be happy yet."
CW: off-screen/implied r*pe, sexual harassment
The visually stunning and heartwrenching cinematic counterpart to the saying "Hopes die last"
feat. the best "life flashing right before your eyes" scene, maybe ever!? 😭