Reviews of some Cannes darlings of years past, including David Lean’s ‘Brief Encounter’ and Bille August’s ‘Pelle the Conqueror.’
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Brief reviews of ‘Brief Encounter’, ‘The King’s Speech’, and ‘Howl’.
The film is beautiful and emotionally effective from first frame to last. Although it ocasionally feels rushed in getting to the finish line and is pushed along by some overly expository narration.
That said, his particular auteuristic qualities remain consistent after his fourth feature, ‘Brief Encounter,’ which also serves as his first masterpeice and first box-office hit.
Our next marathon in Film Misery will be David Lean, just in time for the Oscars!