mercalia wrote:Psamathe wrote:Listening to music the other day reminded me of some excellent films: Peter Greenaway "Drowning by Numbers" and "The Draughtsman's Contract". And the music I was listening to was Michael Nyman.
What I find strange about most other Peter Greenaway films is that I didn't enjoy them but recognise them as excellent films. And I don't quite understand how my views could work like that. I'd not recommend his films (other than the above two) to anybody else, didn't enjoy them particularly but somehow still think of them as well made, thoughtful, prompting the audience to think ...
The Pillow Book (1996)
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
The films I was thinking of that I thought were good films but I didn't enjoy (which I can't really explain) were The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) and Zed & Two Noughts.