Lena Olin (The Unbearable Lightness of Being), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Juliet Rylance (A Dog’s Purpose), Avan Jogia (The Drowning), Tonya Pinkins (Enchanted), Catherine Curtin (The Half of It), Ravi Cabot-Conyers (Ode to Joy), Stefanie Powers (Gone with the West)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tom Dolby (Last Weekend), director, writer, producer; Abdi Nazemian (The Quiet), writer, producer; Nicole Brending (Dollhouse: The Eradication of Female Subjectivity from American Popular Culture), writer; Susanne Filkins (Call Me By Your Name) and Mike S. Ryan (Between Us), producers; Jeff Grace (Cold in July), composer; Ryan Earl Parker (Only Child), cinematographer; Gena Bleier (Starting Out in the Evening), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Claire (Olin) is married to renowned artist Richard Smythson (Dern), having formerly been a promising painter herself and is now living in the shadow of her husband’s more illustrious career. While preparing for a new exhibition, Richard is diagnosed with dementia, and now Claire must make a bold decision as to whether she must stand with her husband while also struggling to keep his diagnosis a secret, or finally use the opportunity to step into the spotlight herself…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
In this elegant and often heart-breaking drama, which contains strong echoes of the Oscar-nominated Glenn Close vehicle The Wife, expect lots of passionate humanity and some strong turns by the likes of veteran actors Lena Olin and Bruce Dern.