The acerbic, hilarious Claire Bennett becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group. As she uncovers the details of Nina's suicide and develops a poignant relationship with Nina's husband, she also grapples with her own, very raw personal tragedy.Written by
Jennifer Aniston admitted in an interview, that she was not the first choice for the role and that she was only considered for the part, since another famous actress declined it upon reading the script. Aniston has not specified which actress originally was approached. See more »
Claire's laying down while riding in cars seems to be attributed to her physical injuries, but it is actually a sign of PTSD from the accident that caused her physical injuries. See more »
The reviews were for this were... not good. Perhaps it was because of lowered expectations, but this was a perfectly fine, solid film. Not a great one, no, but a solid film that serves as a vehicle for some really good acting. Barraza injects a lot of humanity and compassion in her character, even if sadly, she's not given as much screen time as she deserves. And while it seemed like all of the hype for Jennifer Aniston was for the reason of who she was (and it probably was) she's strong here. There's no real ounce of superficiality or showing off, certainly not when the character isn't a very showy one to showcase. She would actually be deserving of an Oscar nomination.
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