The Favourite is simply awe-inspiring in the way it harbors serious themes and anxieties about womanhood underneath a deceptively feather-light surface.
From: Hannes Schaser Berlin, Germany
(born in Transilvania, though):
Re: Your review of "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days": "Bebelus" [bebeloosh, the name of the abortionist] is in fact Romanian for baby, and "bebe" is short for "bebelus."
Thanks for that review. As ever so often, I thought it was very insightful and right on the mark -- particularly the remark about not reducing the film to a this-is-what-Romania-was-like kind of wisdom.
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