As a 12 year old kid, the ads for Breaking Glass looked amazing. Somehow I never watched it until tonight.
It hasn’t aged well. From the general cheapness to the ropey writing, acting and directing, it should be awful. But it isn’t, it’s lovely. Hazel O’Connor, Hazel’s songs and Hazel’s voice remain utterly unique.
The movie is also a reminder that no matter how bad things are now, they aren’t half as bad as the late 70s and early 80s.
This is what enthralled me as a kid:
And this will never get old: