When Night Is Falling
First screened in December 1995 / Most recently screened in May 2012
Director: Patricia Rozema. Cast: Pascale Bussières, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny, Don McKellar, David Fox, Tracy Wright, Clare Coulter. Screenplay: Patricia Rozema.

Twitter Capsule: Sporadically exhibits sensual flair and care with actors, but church/circus opposition is way overdetermined.

VOR:   Lesbian drama of some renown, but solemnity and silliness interfere. Is the lover "exotic" for being a circus performer or for being black? Bit hoary (no "w").

Photo © 1995 Crucial Pictures/October Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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