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.

VOR:   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.

Photo © 2019 Fox Searchlight Pictures/Studio Babelsberg

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

Cannes Film Festival: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

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