• Lessons in Parisian Style from 1983 Film À Nos Amours

    9 days ago - By AnOther

    A girl stands at the prow of a boat looking out to the line of the horizon, her white dress flapping in the wind. The Cold Genius, an aria by Henry Purcell plays, with the mournful lyrics “let me freeze again till death” echoing out over the water. In contrast, the girl is smiling. “Look at her,” her brother nods, “my sister's pretty”. The struggles that surround being perceived as “pretty” are just one of director Maurice Pialat's preoccupations in the French 1983 coming-of-age...
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