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  1. francisca bacon's rating of the film Woman of the Ganges

    - In French (& al.) there's a verb tense - imparfait - that depicts a prolonged, continuous past action, fairly broad in scope to grant reminiscent immersion and with sufficiently vague boundaries to let it lap at present's heels, rebounding on its prohibited shores. The imperfective is the perfect avenue for memories, the consuming nonconsummation. Also a vessel for the imperfect reconstruction of experience through

  2. afuchs's rating of the film Woman of the Ganges

    It felt like the film couldn't even overthrow the ultra-primitive adage "show don't tell". It did try, and I don't know if it's a pro or a contra.

  3. José Neves's rating of the film Woman of the Ganges

    Cinematography by Ghislain Cloquet, Jean Mascolo and Bruno Nuytten. "Desire" list: "L'homme de la plage" is Gérard Depardieu, a remarkable physical-lyric presence, as usual in this period of his career, mainly with Duras. A uge body, a strong face and a weightlessness that is being.

  4. Andrew Birch's rating of the film Woman of the Ganges

    The ghosts of characters from half-remembered novels meeting at the seaside in death, still reeling, decades later, from the aftershocks of pivotal moments in the lives of the people they may or may not have once been.