Miss Julie (2014)
First screened in September 2014 / Most recently screened in October 2014
Director: Liv Ullmann. Cast: Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Nora McMenamy. Screenplay: Liv Ullmann (based on the play by August Strindberg).

Twitter Capsule: Hazard it was shot in sequence? Unsteady, declamatory acting and directing for first hour but eventually finds its feet.

Second Capsule: Still looks over-strategized to me; winds up feeling rigid, long. But many fascinating moments. Chastain really builds.

VOR:   Albert Nobbs Syndrome: tough, long-nursed passion project took years to finance, then got filmed in a jiff. Glimmers of even richer film that could've been. Still a worthy stab.

Photo © 2014 Maipo Film AS/Apocalypse Film Company/Subotica/Señorita Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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