Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
John David Washington,
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Behind any great man, there's always a greater woman - and you're about to meet her. Joan Castleman (Glenn Close): a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty - the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humour. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises. And Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan's coup de grace is to confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career.Written by
A woman who has faithfully supported her husband's literary success by quietly taking care of the small things that make him shine begins to examine her role when he is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Glenn Close gives a wonderful performance in this film. She did an amazing job playing this stoic role of a humble wife. The story was well written. I guess that my only complaint would be the settings. I didn't find the settings to be very engaging. It may be that the settings were meant to be understated to help bring out the mundane in Glenn Close's character's life. Regardless, it was something I noticed.
My final thoughts are that this film is a look at advantageous relationships that are unbalanced. Why is that ok? Is it due to admiration, love, or altruism? If you are looking for a movie that explores these issues this film is it.
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