A Hidden Life
First screened in October 2019
Director: Terrence Malick. Cast: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Franz Rogowski, Karl Markovics, Maria Simon, Alexander Fehling, Bruno Ganz, Ulrich Matthes, Tobias Moretti, Karin Neuhäuser, Michael Nyqvist, Jürgen Prochnow, Matthias Schoenaerts. Screenplay: Terrence Malick. Twitter Capsule:
As gorgeous as you would predict, but grandiose in ways its subject would dislike. Repetitious and overlong, too.
Timeliness of subject and relation of style to theme all worth witnessing, and debating. I think it falters dramatically, but it's a tough subject.