It was five in the morning and the sun hadn’t even risen yet. I already regretted everything. Not just my decision to be an extra in a movie about Emily Dickinson – oh no – at five in the morning I regretted life. 1,333 more words
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“A Quiet Passion”, an English-Belgian co-production, won the Grand Prix at the 2016 Gand Film Festival. Terence Davies’ film is a biography of Emily Dickinson, now considered one of the most important American poets. 746 more words
A quiet passion, directed by Terence Davies (2016).
Score: a quiet snore.
The biopic is a very ungrateful genre. Writers who pursue it insist in cramming a seventy-odd-year lifespan in under three hours of awkward storytelling, which requires swapping actors, copious amounts of makeup and children who don’t look like their adult counterparts. 729 more words