I don’t even fucking know, man.
This film is a pretty interesting take on the confusion of sexuality that most kids are okay deal with at some point, and although topics like depression as well as other issues that kids today deal with have gotten attention in films like Soul and Inside Out, the whole issue of sexuality has never really been covered in a big budget animated film like this.
Luca hits a lot of the same beats as most animated films, but in typical…
“Daytime thoughts of sexual abandonment permeated his thoughts.”
Fat Girl is an absolutely stunning, intimate portrait of sexual frustration in youth. A cacophony of desire resulting in foolish drop of a dime decisions, a masochistic game of chance. The difference between the virgin and the Madonna, between man and woman. What should be close and comforting, sinister to bone. Nothing is sacred and neither are you.