I love all the color and patterns in this movie! That and it's a musical, but not schmaltzy. I LOVE Michele Legrand's score. I can watch this movie over and over.
See the full review, "Color and Patterns!".
Besides loving the story line and Almodovar's entirely unique take on just about anything, this movie reminds me of when I was a foreign exchange student in Spain -just south of Barcelona. The film characters remind me of my host parents and some neighbors in our beach front apt building.
Made after Elevator to the Gallows, the film is directed by Louis Malle and stars Jeanne Moreau. It's a light contrast to the earlier film, and has the most jaw dropping, unexpected, yet credible, turn I've ever seen in a movie.
The attention to detail in the mid century sets and costumes are what draw me to Mad Men. The story line is well written and the acting is great, but I'm not sure I'd get into this w/o the amazingly styled sets and costumes.
I'm a sophisticated gal who prefers stripes over polka dots and floral prints over plaid. (it's subtle, but complicated) I use words like foyer and vernissage. I get bored with boys in fast cars and can … more