New York Film Festival 2021
Selections from the 2021 New York Film Festival
Eribon aims to dignify working people, who he thinks have been ridiculed socially and taken for granted by those on the left, who once claimed to be their advocates. It is clear that he blames himself as well.
Rrather than dole out character or narrative information too liberally in dialogue, Sugita uses editing and pacing, especially in exteriors, to help the viewer understand Sachi.
Alice Rohrwacher, Pietro Marcello, and Francesco Munzi have traveled their homeland in search of a national identity. What they discovered instead are the typical anxieties of adolescence.
The relationship has clearly been weighing on Andrea, who continually refers to himself as homosexual, despite the physicality that Duras requires of him. Arlaud portrays him as constantly shrinking, folding in upon himself, his cigarette consumption his only action that feels furtive and alive.