Sunday, January 21, 2007

Born Under Punches: Véronique's Hands

by Ryland Walker Knight

before sunset
furthest from
sex appeal
yet more
control freak
the other way
hang up already
metal arms cherry pickin hollow shells
I Can Feel The Heart Beating As One

Audrey is fine but gimme Irène any day. I think it's odd people forget how much LE FABULEUX DESTIN D'AMELIE POULIN actually apes LA DOUBLE VIE DE VERONIQUE, from the haircut to the colors to the mystery love affair. And how Kieslowski's is much better. Its spontaneity slays Jeunet's art-directed-to-death whimsy.

1 comment:

  1. Amelie is fun, Veronique is genius.

    It's the difference between A Fistful Of Dollars and Yojimbo.