There is Laurie, the girl next door, trying to become fabulous. There is Clara, the media social star living just for the "likes". And there is Elizabeth, rising up against everything. The ... See full summary »
An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.
I remain dubious and hungry: the movie globally lacks of achievement and seems unfinished.
Pros: the sensitivity of Xavier Dolan, the interpretation of the actors, the music, the photography, ...
Cons (only one actually, but a crippling one): the hubbub! I have the feeling that Xavier Dolan tries to artificially fill the relative emptiness of the script dealing with an epistolary relationship modestly reduced to a secret garden with a kaleidoscopic narrative, fuzzily alternating between Rupert and John on the one hand, the present and the past on the other hand.
To be watched again in a decade or two, with another look.
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