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Innocence and its loss, in a beautifully directed world
I walked out of this film being the only one of a group of 5 with any clasp of what it was about. That in itself may say something about my own innocence. Many reviews of this film seem to shout 'Paedophiles!' at the reader, to me this is an interesting reaction to a film, with near fairy tale qualities, which explores themes of innocence,childhood and how our own curiosity can destroy these. Every theme in this seemingly idyllic (and beautifully captured) girls school will represent a reason for one viewers loss of innocence, and when the film drags in places I do wonder if this intentionally mirrors a child's own impatience to 'grow up'. Perhaps it is the viewers lack of innocence that adds to the films underlying eeriness..........or perhaps its that rumbling noise?
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