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Les amours d'Astrée et de Céladon

Éric Rohmer France, 2007

Christofi Cotonou's rating of the film The Romance of Astrea and Celadon

Extremely strange - performed more like a stage play than a film. Which is supposedly the point. However it's so charming in its pastoral bubble and everything is so fresh and blossoming (most especially the leads) that time flies like the springtime of youth. Cinematography reminded me of the pastoral stories in Borowzcyk's Immoral Tales, and Effi Briest in its execution of narrative.