Juste la fin du Monde (2016) - Xavier Dolan
5 bullets on this film:
- Xavier Dolan is my favorite director. He is the Eight Wonder of the World™ and we should protect him at all costs. HOWEVER, probably because I love him so much, I was expecting more from this film. It’s still a really good movie, but if you compare it to Mommy or to Les Amours Imaginaires, it’s a bit flat. I think it could be compared to Tom à la Ferme, because of the simple plot and really intense dysfunctional family scenes. If you’ve ever been away from your family you will like this movie, because it shows how things really are when you get back home. You will probably cry though.
- The acting is amazing. ALL of the actors really impressed me, and I don’t feel like writing about them individually because they were all perfect, so I would have to write the names of the entire cast. The characters are very complex and dislikable, but they are real, so you end up feeling like you know them.
- I COULD WRITE A NOVEL ABOUT HOW MUCH I LOVE THE DIALOGUES IN XAVIER DOLAN’S MOVIES. If he directed a 3 hour long conversation between two people talking about gasoline prices, I would watch that and probably would still end up crying.
- I don’t think I need to mention the cinematography and the soundtrack, right?
- This movie may seem boring and pointless and blah blah blah, but it’s not. The beauty of this film is on the subtlety of the details. The gestures and the glances of the characters, the colours of the scenes, the music, EVERYTHING makes this film unique.