Maybe the first big blockbuster, somehow still leaving viewers flabbergasted a century later. Also one long missive about “cancel culture,,” basically.
Lots of beautiful Irish locations can’t save a movie that is incredibly long for the amount of story it has and includes a series of truly awful performances.
Perhaps the artistic apotheosis of silent movies, just before sound came in and swept them away.
A somewhat dated melodrama about people who are deeply unhappy despite being extremely pretty. One of them falls out of a rowboat.
At one time one of the lesser-known films of the great director Luis Buñuel, this melodrama about abuse and privilege now seems decades ahead of its time.