WHO’S IN IT?
Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction), Jonathan Pryce (Brazil), Christian Slater (Heathers), Max Irons (The Riot Cub), Elizabeth McGovern (Ragtime), Alix Wilton Regan (The Symmetry of Love), Annie Starke (We Don’t Belong Here), Harry Lloyd (The Theory of Everything)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Björn Runge (Daybreak), director; Jane Anderson (It Could Happen To You), writer; Claudia Bluemhuber (Solace), Peter Gustafsson (The Snowman), Rosalie Swedlin (Say When), Meta Louise Foldager (Melancholia) and Piers Tempest (Killing Bono), producers; Jocelyn Pook (Eyes Wide Shut), composer; Ulf Brantås (Show Me Love), cinematographer; Lena Dahlberg (Mouth to Mouth), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Joan Castleman (Close) has sacrificed years of her life as well as her own ambitions to support her husband Joe (Pryce), a revered literary scholar and academic, despite his numerous infidelities and condescending behaviour. When Joe is selected to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, Joan begins to find that her quiet acceptance can no longer be tolerated, and in beginning to speak her mind she digs up some buried secrets of her own…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Glenn Close dazzles in her most layered and emotional performance in years, which should hopefully steer her closer to that sought-after and long overdue Oscar than ever before.