Let’s Movie Nerd-Out About Fabric in “Bright Star”
I don’t think I’ll break any shocking news to you when I say that there’s a whole lot of fabric in this movie. It’s all over the characters, as you might predict (or not, if you’re a Michael Bay fan or something); the interiors, too, feature blankets, sheets, curtains, drapes, tablecloths and the like very heavily. From the mise en scène to the film’s major themes to the plot itself, fabric is a crucial object in Bright Star, so we absolutely must don our flamboyant 19th century hats and give this a good old-fashioned nerding out. Spoilers galore under the cut.