As an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor by chance meets a young man who makes her feel young again. All of this is films by a director making a film about her which cuts in and out of the on camera and off camera drama.
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An award in Berlin and Fipresci prize of the European Film awards. Fascinating story of an aging actress playing a character in an Andrzej Wajda film. The actress has just lost her husband who died of cancer and she must play the part of a woman who's also just been diagnosed with cancer. So this is a movie with strata that appeals to the audience's intelligence. I feel respected as a spectator. Thank you, Mr. Wajda.
Une oeuvre testamentaire qui fait songer au dernier opus de John Huston, d'une farouche pudeur et d'un récurrent leitmotiv funèbre, qui peut s'appréhender à tort comme une construction intellectuelle dénuée d'émotion et qui n'est peut-être qu'une ultime parade face à la honte d'être (encore) vivants...