I am ashamed to tell that I have not read the book, hopefully I will. But I liked this movie, it is beautiful and sensual. The plot is about a poor boy who falls in love with cold beautiful rich girl living with her eccentric aunt. She breaks his heart, but he is lucky enough to be a famous artist after being sponsored by an ex criminal becoming rich whom he helped when he was a kid.
I watched it as a love story though some moral is hinted (I believe the book has more philosophy and morals)The atmosphere is so captivating with greens, the crazy aunt, the kids dancing, the super music, the beautiful sketches, that one does not care if this is a sensible movie with well constructed… Read more