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Aftersun (dir. Charlotte Wells)

my favourite of 2022

By Mesh ToraskarPublished 7 months ago 1 min read
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Memories, misunderstood as crystallised time capsules trellising our pasts are anything but.

Real and imagined crudely stitched. Some tactile; others soft as ghosts, likely to morph upon discovery. Both evocative, neither enough to paint someone’s lingering silhouette whole.

Aftersun tries and finds agonising beauty in the futile act of trying.

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Mesh Toraskar

A wannabe storyteller from London. Sometimes words spill out of me and the only way to mop the spillage is to write them down.

"If you arrive here, remember, it wasn't you - it was me, in my longing, who found you."

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  • Cendrine Marrouat7 months ago

    Mic drop, Mesh! I hope your entry wins the challenge!

  • Your review has piqued my interest! I gotta watch this!

  • The trailer is inviting. Your critique, compelling.

  • Dean F. Hardy7 months ago

    Ending of this film stuck with me like an elephant on my chest for around 2 weeks. The power generated in this movie was insane to me. A directorial debut nonetheless. Beautiful film. And a beautiful critique.

  • Mackenzie Davis7 months ago

    Okay, wow. Wow to the trailer and wow to your review! I need to see this movie ASAP.

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