Wow, what a difficult film to review, it was just so odd.
The use of the same actors over the various eras of the movie…. did it work…. Yeah kinda…. it stayed within the history repeating itself motif…. some of it got a bit hard to follow.
Did the jumping Eras work….. I’ve not read the book and was going into this cold…. I’m not sure how true to the book this was…. I felt it was a struggle to get a coherent narrative going, which took away from the movie for me.
Would I recommend this movie? It’s very long and hard to follow, it’s probably worth the time if you can give it your full concentration, if not wait until you can make space for it.