A lonely young girl concocts a fantasy world in which to escape from her oppressive life in 1940s Spain.
a treatment on fantasy and fairy tales
beautiful enough, great performances, blah blah
but geez, excess hype sure ruins everything.
moreover, i kept having the feeling that i’d seen it before.
and what’s with the R ratings on these movies?
are they intended for nostalgic adults?
i may give it another chance in the distant future;
in the meantime…
… i remain more impressed with its predecessor.