Three Thousand Years of Longing is a visually stunning movie. It is a movie worth watching. It is a fantasy drama that fixates on the art of storytelling. And in doing so it frames its own story in a very subtle yet effective way. The narration of Idris Alba along with his powerful main character makes this movie a treat to watch.
Although this movie is very slow-moving yet the impact of its lead characters makes it surprisingly entertaining till the very end. Not a formula film by any means, Three Thousand Years of Longing feels enchanted in a visually striking way.
This movie is very cleverly crafted to imagine the unusual storyline in the most human way. The very odd romantic connections in the story have been portrayed in a very unusual yet surprisingly engaging narration.
Three Thousand Years of Longing is a Romantic Story
At the core of it, this movie, Three Thousand Years of Longing is a romantic story. It is quite an unusual take on one of the most popular fairy tales of our time. The story is a thought-provoking affair as it recounts the same tale using multiple different yet very interesting scenarios. But at the heart of it all is a unique reflection on our longing for romance.
Other than its odd storyline, the movie features some breathtaking visuals. I think it is this perfect mix of visual brilliance that incredibly compliments the story making it a very good movie. The magical appeal of this movie is quite remarkable.
Even though the ending for this movie seems a bit lacking but by then you are already moved by its magical touch.
Is Three Thousand Years of Longing Worth Watching?
With some decent reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, Three Thousand Years of Longing is definitely worth watching. If you want to watch something totally different yet deeply touching then this is the right movie to stream.