Three Colors: Blue ★★★★★

Kieślowski allowed our eyes to follow a crescendo as Juliette Binoche traced the notes with her finger, it's amazing, one of my favorite scenes in the film, like subtitles for classical music. So many ways to process this film, it's either complete stillness or crashing waves. I find it oddly relieving to watch Julie navigate through grief with such patience, albeit only on the surface. Suppression and avoidance are by no means a healthy method to cope, but there's inspiration to be found in Julie's immense kindness, compassion, generosity, and her bravery in allowing the natural flow of her own emotions to pass through her, instead of swimming against it.

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