#38 uit my Top 40 flieks van alle tye: Human Nature (2001)
Geregiseer deur Michel Gondry. Met Tim Robbins, Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto en Patricia Arquette.
Imagine the most European thing you can think of. Is it a sentient glass of red wine smoking a cigarette on a balcony overlooking Paris discussing the philosophical theories of Derrida? Because that is what I think of. Whatever your most European image might be though, I am almost certain that nothing could be more European than this film. This is the epitome of Europe in all its academic, cultural and slightly pretentious glory. This is European with a capital E. And you know what, it may also be the most heartfelt and affecting film I have seen in a very long time.
In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter and ends up investigating his final days there. With computer generated effects and digital 3D sculpting having become the norm for animation in cinema, Loving Vincent – a 2D animated film completely done in oil paintings – is a frontier- and groundbreaking film.
In Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri a mother (Frances McDormand) personally challenges the local authorities, by putting up three billboards outside of the town of Ebbing, Missouri, to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
The Disaster Artist is a true story – about the enigmatic and mysterious actor/director/producer/financier of “the Greatest Bad Film Ever Made” [2003’s The Room], Tommy Wiseau. James Franco directed the film, and stars as Wiseau himself, and won the Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical Golden Globe.
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