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    I loathe it. But I think I should watch it again.

    It's about the chaotic editing in Moulin Rouge!

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    The movie itself is rather boring and overlong, but it’s got a MAGNIFICENT performance from Emily Watson. So I guess I…love it for her performance.

    FYC: Vanessa Kirby - Pieces of a Woman

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    the film is typical lars von tier. extremely hard to watch and not rewarding whatsoever, but it features an heartbreaking performance from emily watson.

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    I’m not sure the film is one that is generally loved without reservations. Breaking the Waves is challenging, complex and overwhelmingly intense. I personally would never say I “love it,” but I most certainly don’t “loathe it” like many of von Trier’s other films. I absolutely love Emily Watson’s performance but I’m very mixed on the film. She’s a revelation and I might have even voted for her or Blethyn that year.

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    I saw it a long time ago and I was very moved.
    Sensational performance by Watson was probably the main reason the movie worked for me though. She was my winner that year and should have won in Cannes too.

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    It’s certainly a difficult film to watch and even if I have ranked a few of his films on my year-end top 10 lists, I feel like it’s hard to say you “LOVE” one of his movies…but it’s still strong thanks to Emily Watson being there as the marvelous backbone of the film.

    So I guess I will say “Love” because I definitely don’t loathe it.

    “The art of making art is putting it together...”

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    Love it. Emily Watson should have won the Oscar. Stellan Skarsgård would have made an inspired nominee as well.

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    LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!

    Difficult, provocative, original, maestro acting by Emily Watson, beautiful and heartbreaking

    Noms for picture, director, lead actress, supporting actor Skarsgaard and supporting actress Katrin Cartlidge, cinematography, editing

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    Love it!

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