Affinity film review
Do not read this entire review if you plan on reading or watching Affinity. I highly recommend watching the film Affinity; however am 99% percent sure that the novel is a hundred times better than the film. If you are planning on reading or watching Affinty, please stop reading this review now.
I actually watched Affinity awhile ago on Logo. Affinity is based off a novel written by Sarah Waters. (Tripping the Velvet and Fingersmith) Affinity is about an affluent woman who visits a local prison in order to be a positive influence on it's female prisoners. During her visits she meets, befriends, and eventually falls in love with one of the prisoners, Selina, who claims to be a spirit medium that was framed by one of her spirits.
The film was shot beautifully and I enjoyed watching the entire film; however I felt the ending was a tad disappointing. When the film started I was skeptical about Selina's abilities; however as the film progressed I found myself being drawn into the possibility that Selina's abilities were a reality only to find out, at the end of the film, that Selina had simply been a clever con artist.