Heaven Knows What (2015)

Every two weeks or so I check out the movie database Rotten Tomatoes which lists amongst other things – latest release DVDs and the movie info of this one caught my eye.

HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT blends fiction, formalism and raw documentary as it follows a young heroin addict (Arielle Holmes) who finds mad love in the streets of New York.’ – Rotten Tomatoes

Truly didn’t expect anything out of this, which is why it was such a huge surprise.  Its near-flawless as far as documentary-style films go. Heaven Knows What is relatively aimless which might turn many people off, but thats what I adored about it. Raw, real and totally honest. The performances here are compelling. Probably the best movie I have seen which depicts homelessness since Mike Leigh’s Naked.

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“The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.”- Michel Legrand

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