I think this is my third time watching this. This time I think I know why I vibe so much with this piece. In each of the human characters I see a bit of myself. My want to keep living, My sorrow at the loss of my faith, and the longing for things to go back to more simple, innocent times. I tend to dwell in the past, hit myself at every little failing, sometimes even crying to myself to…
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As a human being many issues do not have a black and white answer, and finding ways to live with that is what makes up life. Reverend Toller's struggle starts after his life view is ripped from him when he consoles a deeply disturbed person who was not able to live with the contradictions of a world of both hope and fear.
He commits suicide and has the Reverend bear witness to his body. His death leads to Toller struggling…
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Did I just experience a film by the world's next Andrei Tarkovsky?
That is something a buzzword clickbait Film Review would say. However this film deserves something more than just throwing one off comparisons on to it. This film affected me on existential, emotional, and some even deeper levels I perhaps can't even understand. To even think that this was made by a Letterboxd Filmmaker is simply elating.
I'm sure many have heard, but the director of this film has passed away. Even though I only watched this film a month or two ago I feel like it will stick with me forever like the feeling of nostalgia Kyon feels in the club room. A feeling of hope and excitement towards the future, I think that's precisely what this movie makes me feel.
A lot of people will miss this man because of this huge accomplishment of a…