The fun of the first minutes is steadily diluted in an action… MoreThe fun of the first minutes is steadily diluted in an action hodgepodge with bastardized and incongruent philosophical matters. I used to like Besson when he could do straight to business, hard-edged action with a bit of tongue-in-cheek humour, instead of pretentious 2001/matrix/flowers for algernon-like bullshit.
"We skipped the light fandango turned cartwheels 'cross the floor. I… More"We skipped the light fandango turned cartwheels 'cross the floor. I was feeling kinda seasick but the crowd called out for more" I'm still in awe by how clever was the use of that enigmatic line, it not only comes from one of my favourite songs, but works as a dignified compendium of a short-lived but magical trainwreck that the characters, and the public, can only watch passing by with a smile.
Quotable dialogue, riotous moments and genuine musical passion throughout. A gem once voted, deservedly, as the best irish film of all time.