by Michał Oleszczyk

#KickingtheCanon by Michał Oleszczyk Film

The Bridges of Madison County | Clint Eastwood

February 2, 2015

The life-changing instance of reason defeating desire has been at the center of such great melodramatic moments as the airport climax of Casablancaand the railway station farewell of Brief Encounter, but for this viewer its most powerful incarnation comes towards the end of The Bridges of Madison County, Clint Eastwood’s 1995 tear-jerking classic, which somehow transcends Robert James Waller’s purplish novel. Notable for Eastwood’s unusually relaxed performance…

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