Wednesday, December 19, 2012

"Moonrise Kingdom" and Salt-Water Heroines

My first challenge is getting the film's name correct; I want to call it "Moonlit Pavillion," for no good reason.  I saw Moonrise Kingdom last night, and while the plot did not hold my attention, the set, costumes, and a good bit of the acting did. 

Suzy Bishop, above, on her little island, reminds me of this painting by Alex Colville, To Prince Edward Island, painted back when one *had* to approach my little island by ferry (if not by plane):

Like any island heroine worth her salt (water), Suzy likes to read novels.

One of her favourites, The Francine Odysseys, was turned into a clutch by Olympia Le-Tan:

Here is the "library" from which Suzy stole her novels: 

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