[REVIEW] 95/100 - MOTHER AND SON (Sokurov, 1997) 'A veil upon which reality is traced, augmented, and distorted just such that the uncanny is revealed...Sokurov's iridescent cinematography as usual brings life to nature, rendering...' Read More: http://bit.ly/1kSaC3a
These days, with a simple Google search, anyone can find some of the most beautiful images imaginable. As such, why should care about this snore fest that people seem to only be able to defend through it's so called beautiful imagery. For the sake of time, I should note that everything I hated here was only intensified with FATHER AND SON. Homoerotic or not, it shows just how little Sokurov knows about real people
The way Sokurov uses painting to observe like other directors use music a flat ethereal voice in the background of Sokurov's beautiful observations ; son carries his mother like a sick child, the distance of the other side, the spirit of their connection moving further and further away from the world until he lets her go.