25 January 2013 2:41 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Robin Weigert is best known for her incredible role on the late, great HBO series "Deadwood" as drunken, foul-mouthed Calamity Jane. But fans of that series -- and anyone else, for that matter -- are about to see a very different side. Her bold, complex turn in Stacie Passon's "Concussion" has definitely been one of the highlights of Sundance, and with The Weinstein Company is now on board to release the film. In "Concussion," Weigert plays Abby, a fortysomething lesbian who's married with two kids and lives in the New Jersey suburbia. But after being hit in the head by her son's baseball, Abby begins to unravel and through a series of events finds herself with a new double life: Lesbian housewife by night, high-end lesbian prositute by day. It's a sexy, uncomprising and unique take on the cinematic mid-life crisis that works in large part because of Weigert's peformance. »

- Peter Knegt

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