An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
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Katherine is a basically miserable and mentally unstable woman who is married to even-aged Isobel's father, who is the only one willing to give Katherine the unconditional love that she ... See full summary »
Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle reluctantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
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David de Keyser
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Amazingly insightful and touching one-man show on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict
Very moving and extremely enlightening filmed one man play, written and performed by the British playwright David Hare. Directed with a light, deft touch by Stephen Daldry (The Hours)
It recounts Hare's experiences visiting Israel, as he interviewed people on all sides of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. Not only is Hare's writing terrific (no surprise), but he reveals real charisma and emotional accessibility as a performer (yes, he's playing himself, but ask any actor - that's one of the hardest things to do).
I felt like I learned more in this 90 minutes, while also being more touched (and occasionally made to laugh) than I have from any other 5 dramatic films or documentaries on the subject combined.
Quite special and overlooked, and well worth seeking out.
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