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The Esperanto and the B&W really add to the sense of "elseness." Shatner still sounds like shatner in any language. Interesting film.
Perhaps the truest and most faithful adaptation of a novel I have ever seen. The only criticisms I can offer are that it should have been 30 minutes longer and even truer to the novel than it was. I prefer the Eurythmics version of the soundtrack - partly because it was the first version I saw and partly because the music has an eerie, haunting quality that fits well thematically with the subject matter. It's also solidly 1980's in sound, which reminds us of the contrast between the 1984 that actually came to pass and the 1984 that easily could have been.
Well-directed. Does a good job of not romanticizing the situation. Every pedo should watch this film - it would help scare them straight. The reality portrayed is that it is impossible to be in any kind of meaningful relationship with a 14 year old girl. It's barely possible to be in a meaningful relationship with a grown woman. But that's another discussion.
The film that ruined T.P., and goes to show that you never give Lynch complete creative control if you want a production to be anything other than a postmodern mess.
Here's the thing - it's not good. But if there's one thing bad movies teach us, it's that even making a bad film takes talent. Hell, it takes talent even to make a terrible film. So such films help us appreciate good and great films all the more.