#111 - mother! (1)
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Writer-director Darren Aronofsky loves dealing with big ideas, and the complex relationship that can be found between different existential themes. For this reason, mother! comes as no surprise. While not surprising, however, it does provide a fascinating glimpse into the way this male lens perceives the feminine within religion, art, and his own creative process.
The story does not go out of its way to make itself completely obvious, but it is in its entirety an allegorical representation of the relationship between religion and nature. Jennifer Lawrence plays Mother – a young woman living with her husband in a large, secluded home. The house is a work in progress, and she has been r...
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