Its themes of love, lust, adultery, and murder are woven so organically into Emile Zola’s source material that they still pack the power to grab and move us.
‘Liberal Arts’ is a distinctive and original film that majors in maturity and manhood, romance and regret.
It’s agreeable, it’s pleasant, and it’s relaxed. Real relaxed.
Because we wander in the dark with the trapped central character and see what she sees, we feel what she feels.