January 2016 | 1. The Lobster – Quite abrupt but funny at times and beautifully shot. It's quite nice to watch something with such a different concept and storyline. 6/10

The Lobster (2015)

January 2016 | 1. The Lobster – Quite abrupt but funny at times and beautifully shot. It's quite nice to watch something with such a different concept and storyline. 6/10

Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

Oscar and Lucinda - Maeve -  BFL alpaca aran

Oscar and Lucinda - Maeve - BFL alpaca aran

Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey (Oscar is a young English clergyman who has broken with his past and developed a talent for gambling. A country girl of ambition, Lucinda moves to Sydney, driven by dreams of self-reliance and the building of an industrial Utopia. Together this unlikely pair are created by the spectacle of mid-nineteenth century Australia.)

Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey (Oscar is a young English clergyman who has broken with his past and developed a talent for gambling. A country girl of ambition, Lucinda moves to Sydney, driven by dreams of self-reliance and the building of an industrial Utopia. Together this unlikely pair are created by the spectacle of mid-nineteenth century Australia.)

The heroine, Sybylla (Davis), a headstrong girl growing up in early 20th century Australia, has the opportunity of marriage to a wealthy young man (Harry played by Niel) whom she loves, but rejects it in order to maintain her independence, preferring to take a job as governess/housekeeper to the family of an illiterate neighbor to whom her father owes money.

Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

The heroine, Sybylla (Davis), a headstrong girl growing up in early 20th century Australia, has the opportunity of marriage to a wealthy young man (Harry played by Niel) whom she loves, but rejects it in order to maintain her independence, preferring to take a job as governess/housekeeper to the family of an illiterate neighbor to whom her father owes money.

Oscar and Lucinda (1997) R - Director: Gillian Armstrong - Writers: Peter Carey, Laura Jones - Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds - After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. - DRAMA / ROMANCE

Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

Oscar and Lucinda (1997) R - Director: Gillian Armstrong - Writers: Peter Carey, Laura Jones - Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds - After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. - DRAMA / ROMANCE

The Glass Church. Image from Gillian Armstrong's 1997 film version of Oscar and Lucinda.

The Glass Church. Image from Gillian Armstrong's 1997 film version of Oscar and Lucinda.

Oscar and Lucinda is innocent and kind of cute, even though there are a lot of serious themes going on in this movie.

Oscar and Lucinda is innocent and kind of cute, even though there are a lot of serious themes going on in this movie.

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