The Lost Daughter, in its normalcy, feels as tense as a thriller because anything could happen, anytime. Watch it for the atmosphere, or the performances, or the story, but don’t let it pass you by.
One of Kaufman’s most experimental works, this film is an intriguing trip that blurs the border between memory and reality.
Judy is a mostly by-the-numbers biopic, propelled by a star performance, with not much to say.
“It’s three chords and the truth”, Rose-Lynn says about country, quoting Harlan Howard; too often we think of it as obsessed with blue jeans and pickup trucks, but through Rose-Lynn’s eyes we see that there’s true art beyond that, a soulful longing that doesn’t care if you’re wearing cowboy boots… or if you’re from Scotland.