After investing forty years compromising her fantasies to fan the flames of her charismatic spouse Joe (Pryce) and their literary profession, fed-up spouse Joan (Close) decides to get rid of their relationship regarding the eve of Joe’s Nobel Prize winnings.
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Close is just a marvel of twisty understatement here, delivering thoughts that conceal as much as they expose, and providing onion-like layers that invite repeat viewings in light of a number of the film’s subsequent revelations.
This will be an unmissable film for Glenn Close fans. Really, you can’t view it without having to be a fan.
Sydney Morning Herald
Close should be probably one of the most managed actresses on the display. She works incrementally, building this performance bit by bit with tight smiles and wary, knowing appearance.
A display for 2 outstanding shows by Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce.
This is a quality picture which should appeal to arthouse audiences in festivals and elsewhere though not formally daring and fairly conventional in its storytelling.
Glenn Close is perfectly cast. Continue reading