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Visually lush

by Veritas Verte
These are the films that make me tremble with a painter’s pleasure, or go cold with the dark world they create. What Dreams May Come, though admittedly a sappy story about boundless love, is a color feast that leads through heaven and hell. I watch it for the color. Ink Mirrormask The Song of Sparrows is a comical yet serious, heartbreaking yet uplifting story of an family in Iran, and their quest to buy one of the daughters, who is deaf, a new hearing aide. Color is splashed throughout a drab landscape, like the characters in this film. Pan’s Labyrinth The Secret of Kells Once is a subtle, sad little Irish musical gem. Not Broadway! Big… Read more

These are the films that make me tremble with a painter’s pleasure, or go cold with the dark world they create.

What Dreams May Come, though admittedly a sappy story about boundless love, is a color feast that leads through heaven and hell. I watch it for the color.


Ink


Mirrormask


The Song of Sparrows is a comical yet serious, heartbreaking yet uplifting story of an family in Iran, and their quest to buy one of the daughters, who is deaf, a new hearing aide. Color is splashed throughout a drab landscape, like the characters in this film.

Pan’s Labyrinth

The Secret of Kells


Once is a subtle, sad little Irish musical gem. Not Broadway!

Big Fish

Baraka


Microcosmos


Rabbit-Proof Fence tells the story of three aboriginal girls who ran away from Australia’s forced boarding schools for mixed-race children (in a policy aimed at creating a “white” Australia). The child actors have never acted before.

Deepa Mehta’s Water

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