First screened in November 2005
Director: Sally Potter. Cast: Joan Allen, Simon Abkarian, Sam Neill, Shirley Henderson, Sheila Hancock, Samantha Bond, Wil Johnson, Gary Lewis, Raymond Waring, Stephanie Leonidas, Father Charles Owen. Screenplay: Sally Potter.

Twitter Capsule: A breath of fresh air in concept; you root for both leads. But Potter's rhetoric, verbal and visual, keeps making things stale.

VOR:   You'd have to be crazy to gainsay the risk and originality. Yes tries a lot; maybe too much. I teach it because I suspect it'll be some students' favorite. It always is.

Photo © 2004 GreenStreet Films/UK Film Council/
Adventure Pictures, © 2005 Sony Pictures Classics

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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