A Quiet Passion (Terence Davies, USA 2016)

A Quiet Passion

The periods succeed each other without indication of a transition in time. The pace in the end becomes ever so slow and the rich but affected dialogues sound unnatural. However, the extraordinary poems of Emily Dickinson enlighten the movie.

Cast: Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan Duff, Keith Carradine, Jodhi May
Director: Terence Davies
Writer: Terence Davies
Cinematographer: Florian Hoffmeister
Editor: Pia Di Ciaula

Hidden Figures (Theodore Melfi, USA 2016)

hidden-figures

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Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Aldis Hodge, Kirsten Dunst, Glen Powell, Mahershala Ali, Jim Parsons, Olek Krupa
Director: Theodore Melfi
Writer: Margot Lee Shetterly (book by), Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi
Cinematographer: Mandy Walker
Editor: Peter Teschner
Composer: Benjamin Wallfisch, Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer