The Criterion Collection
Jim Ridley (1965–2016) wrote about movies for the Nashville Scene, an alternative newsweekly in Nashville, as well as Cinema Scope, the Village Voice, and L.A. Weekly. Special thanks to Scott Manzler, Sarah Finklea, Alicia, Kat, and Jamie.
Jacques Demy’s miraculous, melancholy musical is the rare film to use pastiche and artifice to go straight for the heart.
By Jim Ridley