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Dec 22, 2017

Hello stranger: memory, love, and Moonlight

Moonlight is rich, evocative and perfectly realised -- it's the best film of the year.

Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis

Journalist

...all the parts of a landscape, so dangerous for the soul, the impossibility of ever finding out where that path you see leads...on a distant slope or in a gap in the trees there would appear, and, as it were, stop for an instant, like air retained in the lungs, a spot so enchanting that it seemed that if one could stop the train and go thither, forever, to you my love...But a thousand beech trunks were already madly leaping by, whirling in a sizzling sun pool, and again the chance for happiness was gone.

 

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3 thoughts on “Hello stranger: memory, love, and Moonlight

  1. PG

    Thanks Charlie. A perceptive review of a fine movie.

    1. Charlie Lewis

      Thank you! As you can probably tell, I was very fond of it, and was therefore very nervous about doing it justice

  2. Martin Vukoja

    Brilliant review Charlie. Looking forward to hopefully reading your thoughts on Call Me By Your Name, a film which deals with similar themes in a beautifully evocative and profound way.

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