Film Review: Jackie (2016)

Pablo Larrain’s Jackie is many things. It is heartbreaking yet triumphant, claustrophobic yet expansive, classical yet innovative; but most of all, it is a great film. From an acting, directing and editorial standpoint, Jackie is a terrific achievement, impeccably executed yet almost never ostentatious or distracting. These traits are complimented by the film’s unique and complex score, which deftly melds themes that evoke the psychological thriller, the somber chamber piece and the ethereal drama – often simultaneously.

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