Pinky is a shy young women works in a spa. One day, she meets Millie and they become room-mate. They confront a strange pregnant artist in a bar. Then their relationship is blossomed after three woman must undergo bad days in their life.
I have seen it many times, been through it twice in shot-by-shot analysis, and yet it always seems to be happening as I watch it. Recurring dreams are like that.
October 27, 2011
3 Women is definitely a slow burn of a movie, but it's also amazing how well it taps into and visualizes the subconscious. Nothing is spelled out by Altman, who wants the audience to interpret the film's meaning for themselves.
Like a dream, it is most mysterious and allusive when it appears to be most precise and direct, when its images are of the recognizable world unretouched (as happens in the film from time to time) by camera filters or lab technicians.
May 20, 2013
Insinuates itself into your skull, and earwig-like proceeds to consume all you thought you knew of ontological security