Barbra Streisand is a bolshy, strident Jewish lefty, Redford a WASP prince out to additional his personal literary career. They appear to be chalk and cheese, but such is the stuff of romantic sagas. A trainee architect working as a greetings card author, Tom falls hard for the kooky charms of his boss’s new secretary, regardless of the advice of friends who warn him off and Summer herself, who tells him she doesn’t imagine in love. Against all the percentages, the couple bond over a shared affection for little-known balladeers The Smiths – and the remainder is non-linear narrative history. Quintessentially French, quintessentially ’80s, as ‘Diva’ auteur Beneix revels in an eye-popping palette of electrical blues, neon yellows and lipstick crimson.
The scariest thing about Burton’s gothic fairy tale is studying the record of actors who were thought of for the a part of Edward, the person with scissors for … Read More