A Serious Man

A Serious Man ★★★★★

Clouds aren’t shaped like animals and there is no face in your porridge. Signs are just coincidences that we try and attribute meaning to. 

A Serious Man is about a patch of bad luck and the meaning we try and pull from the wreckage of a life. 

It’ll never be talked about in the same way as Fargo or the Big Lebowski, but in many ways this is a real masterpiece. It’s a small film, beautifully shaped and realised, full of petty human moments.