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Richmond Hill's rating of the film The Angelic Conversation

Ponderous lyricism. Despite some beautifully modulated readings of the sonnets by Judi Dench, this is a tediously slow patchwork of images either too personal to the director, impenetrable or just plain dull to spark much interest. If taken in very small bursts it can just about work as a visual collage, but the snail pace ultimately kills it.