Where Angels Fear to Tread
First screened in February 2011
Director: Charles Sturridge. Cast: Rupert Graves, Helena Bonham Carter, Giovanni Guidelli, Helen Mirren, Judy Davis, Barbara Jefford, Thomas Wheatley. Screenplay: Tim Sullivan & Derek Granger and Charles Sturridge (based on the novel by E.M. Forster).

Twitter Capsule: Unequal to not only peak Forster adaptations but even mid-grade Merchant Ivory. Only Davis enlivens it.

VOR:   This or that scene, moment, performance holds your attention but nothing quite piques your interest. Unclear why anyone bothered. Should either be lighter or richer.

Photo © 1991 Sovereign Pictures, © 1992 Fine Line Features

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actress (Davis; also cited for Husbands and Wives)

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