[Review] ‘WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE’ – woman on the verge of enlightenment

[Review] ‘WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE’ – woman on the verge of enlightenment

Filmmaker Richard Linklater (BOYHOOD) is nothing short of a modern-day philosopher. Every one of his films has little pockets of wisdom to unpack about humanity, love and finding joy in the small moments. If you’ve ever seen an interview with him he’s always calm, composed and confident, it certainly makes sense how he’s the one filmmaker who birthed the modern hangout film. His latest WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE—-based on Maria Semple’s novel of the same name——surrounds a character who has lost her sense of self and could be on the verge of a mental episode, the approach is sensitive, funny and diffuses the stigma that shames so many people who are coping with an invisible illness.

Read more