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Film Review: “Clouds of Sils Maria”

By on Apr 24, 2015 in Film

Rating: “Clouds of Sils Maria” is a beautifully layered film with smart, strong yet vulnerable characters that’s absolutely mesmerizing. – Kim Rescate “Clouds of Sils Maria” is about acting, aging, and relationships. It gives the viewers a glance at what actors face and the insecurities they struggle with when preparing for complex roles. It’s an interesting study of female relationships and the boundaries of professional relationships.  Juliette Binoche’s character Maria Enders was propelled to stardom in a play and film titled “ Maloja Snake” by writer-director Wilhelm Melchior. In those productions, she played Sigrid, a young woman who had an affair with an older woman Helena and eventually drove her to destruction. Twenty years later, while Maria is traveling with her personal assistant Valentine (Kristen Stewart) from Paris to Zurich, Melchior passes away. She was approached by a young...

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