4.6* stars for this wonderful British Silent Film, shot in Paris, with a Russian lead actress. There is also some Eisenstein/Vertov influence in many of the camera shots- the closeups, most notably. In general, this film has a lot of style and is a great watch. Not quite a 5 because the ending is weak, but still, highly recommended.
MR depicts the Litmus test provided by a relationship intruder (a face can be endearingly sincere or vulgar if set against a backdrop or compared to another; contrasting highlights – true for film as for exoteric circumstance – can bring out someone's best or worse) & contains all the minute dissociations and carousel gradations which stand for film medium's extra-lingual uniqueness. Not sure that editing will become