The most grossly misjudged film this year. Save for a very strong opening scene the glacial pace, arbitrary supernatural incursions, incoherent screenplay, and at the best 'pretty' cinematography make for an incredibly unsatisfying and intellectually barren film. Very disappointing.
The much lauded black and white cinematography is stunning although derivative and at times too sharp (see early Leos Carax for Coppola’s template). Like most of Carax’s films Coppola’s suffers from… read review