Anne Fontaine – Adore AKA Two Mothers (2013)
Lil (Naomi Watts) and Roz (Robin Wright) are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention.
… grew in depth to reveal the true theme that is deeply washing over every shot of the screen, the “deep blue sea”, “le moi oceanique”, the deadly ecstasy of an overwhelming sexual desire that comes into a possessing ghost strangling all reason that these human beings hypothetically have. The beach and water theme, the opening and and end shot, and the low-angle shots of the water pulling at the characters’ feet, this desire hovering within the screen waiting to pull them in are the most successful aspects of the film. The beautiful filming that is so well themed and constructed, this relaxed and ecstatic feel that transcends from the screen making the audience feel the exact erotic atmosphere in which the characters dwell and that pull of desire that comes across in the silence and in the sound of the ocean…
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