Birdsong

Quite by accident, I started watching Birdsong on PBS... for some reason it wasn't on my radar at all. The lovely Clémence Poésy is in it (yes, she of the biscuity complexion) and so I found myself drawn in to watch it.

It's visually stunning... I really drink in every scene... especially the lovely flashback scenes which always have a lovely Sisley or Pissarro-esque blurry vividness to them. I've been sorely disappointed by some recent period dramas (the Gillian Anderson Great Expectations made me positively angry), so this was a welcome treat... made all the more enjoyable because it was unexpected. Have you been watching it?


Stills from Birdsong (Masterpiece, 2012). Still collage (not mine) found via this Tumblr.

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