Thelma

Thelma ★★★½

Film #11 for my March Around the World 2021 list.
Country: Norway

Film #10 off my Scavenger Hunt 72.
Task 13/31: Watch a coming of age movie.

Film #7 for HORRORx52 2021.
Task 51/52: A film you haven't seen that someone else watched as part of last year's challenge

Film #22 off my 52 Years in 52 Weeks 2021 challenge.

Coming-of-age story of a girl who discovers herself with a few unexpected surprises. Thelma is a strong but understated psychological mystery/thriller with some very powerful imagery. Deftly pokes at themes of repression, faith, tragedy, and eventual self-realization. I love the mood. I was especially entranced by the scene in the theatre during the Philip Glass performance. The film is a truly multi-sensory experience.

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