Annette ★★★★½

Bold & exciting work. Challenging & frustrating. Beautiful.

Henry = Ethos - Authority but also a fool.

Anne = Pathos, emotion, but also a martyr 

Annette = Logos, reason, the victim & the saved

“Can’t I love you?”

“No. You really can’t.”

Those who exploit children could never & can never love them. Carax & The Maels conflate children & artists & the exploitation of them by bad actors into a stew of confounding sadness.

It might be too much if the truth of it we’re not so accurate.

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