‘The Stylist’ Review: A Delicately Deranged Portrait of Loneliness and Yearning [Fantastic Fest 2020]
Posted on Monday, September 28th, 2020 by Marisa Mirabal
It’s difficult to open up to people, isn’t it? We all have our secrets and if they’re disclosed, the person listening can either tell others, judge you for it, or use it against you. And yet, as humans, we yearn for a personal connection with someone that we can trust with our innermost thoughts, desires, and secret personal lives. Writer/director Jill Gevargizian fervidly addresses this need for connection through the lonely life of a hairdresser in The Stylist.