This is a heartbreaking film. I am still crying, and I cried throughout the movie. There is beauty, light, attachment and humanity in the story. There is also pain, a lot of pain and suffering. The distance between those who are sane and those who are ill is not as big as I thought it is. Watching the movie was a trip towards my own sadness and resilience.
The casting is pitch perfect, Mastroianni is outstanding and the movie has a beautiful, detached perspective. However, precisely because it is detached, it looks at love rather from a ‘patriarchical… read review