First screened in December 2014
Director: Tim Burton. Cast: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter, Delaney Raye, Madeleine Arthur, Jon Polito, Terence Stamp, Jason Schwartzman, James Saito. Screenplay: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. Twitter Capsule:The Painter of Defiance, Ohio. Adams' abyssal sadness an odd match with Burton's vision, but you wouldn't want to suit it.
Film blurs more interesting stories of Margaret's complicity and daughter's perceptions. Riskiest moves involve semi-defense of kitsch and of Burton's popularity but those are tentative, too.