Twice in a Lifetime
First screened in July 2016
Director: Bud Yorkin. Cast: Gene Hackman, Ellen Burstyn, Ann-Margret, Amy Madigan, Brian Dennehy, Darrell Larson, Stephen Lang, Ally Sheedy, Chris Parker, Rachel Street, Micole Mercurio. Screenplay: Colin Welland.

Twitter Capsule: Won't be taught in film schools, but cast is worth studying. A uniquely thoughtful, persuasive take on divorce.

VOR:   The empathy extended to every character, even amidst their selfishness, loneliness, and anger, sets this apart from most American dramas. Style is conservative, but this deserves admirers.

Photo © 1985 Bud Yorkin Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Amy Madigan

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actor (Drama): Gene Hackman
Best Supporting Actress: Amy Madigan

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