A Ghost Story
However that headline-grabbing scene changed into just the cherry on top of David Lowery’s moving, surprising, and delightfully playful meditation on time and space. Reuniting the forged of his “Ain’t them our bodies Saints,” Lowery’s astral epic stars Casey Affleck as a homebody musician, and Mara as his stressed spouse. when the person dies in an offscreen automobile crash, his spirit rises from the gurney, a white clinic sheet draped over his head like a nicely-geared up halloween costume, and starts offevolved to haunt the house that he by no means wanted to go away.
From that simple, nearly toddler-like premise, Lowery spun an existential yarn the scale of the known universe. silly and profound in identical measure, “A Ghost story” despatched a wrecking ball via the wall that separates small budgets from large visions, and proved that Lowery is one of the few modern filmmakers who’s capable of skip between DIY indies and Disney blockbusters with out lacking a beat.