Klute ★★★★½

It's almost as if this was tailor-made for my taste. If there's ever been a film that managed to visualize the sense of paranoia with just the framing of every shot better than Klute does, I haven't seen it. A psychological thriller with expert camera work—the light vs. shadows games it plays, especially when framing Jane Fonda against others, is brilliant—and inescapably eerie music with two god-level performances, all while subverting (through actual therapy!) our expectations of the "saviour complex" trope in narratives about sex workers. What more can you ask for?

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