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A Woman, a Part (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama | 22 March 2017 (USA)
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An exhausted, workaholic actress, Anna Baskin, 44, abruptly extricates herself from a successful but mind-numbing TV role, returning to her past life in New York to reinvent herself.

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Elisabeth Subrin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maggie Siff ... Anna
Khandi Alexander ... Leslie
Dagmara Dominczyk ... Nadia
John Ortiz ... Isaac
Cara Seymour ... Kate
Lucas Near-Verbrugghe ... Sam
Sophie von Haselberg ... Alex
Eszter Balint ... Heidi
Helen Coxe ... Real Estate Agent
Ana Kayne ... Narrator
Shez Sardar ... Painter (as Shezi Sardar)
Kameron Omidian ... Man in AA Meeting
Tasha Guevara ... Jade
Lipica Shah Lipica Shah ... Fan
Carly Zien ... Woman
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An exhausted, workaholic actress, Anna Baskin, 44, abruptly extricates herself from a successful but mind-numbing TV role, returning to her past life in New York to reinvent herself. But despite the desire for transformation, she cannot find herself outside of her career. When an upsetting personal betrayal unexpectedly leads to the role of her life, she must confront the reality of her past relationships in order to clear a path forward. The intimate story of Anna and her friends Isaac and Kate become magnified by the film's surrounding themes: gentrification, addiction, autoimmune disease, burnout, sexism in the film industry and 21st century marketing of the self.

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Can a life be rewritten?

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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rola kobiety See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,869, 24 March 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$23,562, 9 June 2017
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Why act?
22 July 2017 | by dbrayshawSee all my reviews

There was so little in this movie that I could relate to. Sure, I've had several friendships with a few not-easy-to-get-around complications, but it seems the entire world of acting is filled with loads of people wandering confused, ravenously curious as to who they really are, what it is that best defines them, and what place or situation actually fulfills them.

They play at roles, they play at friendships, they play at responsibilities, they play at sex, and, in the end, they play at everything. There are no absolutes or boundaries.

From one who stands completely outside that arena, I feel somewhat awakened to why so many in acting are thoroughly liberal. They give voice to any role, justify it, and in so doing, toss any stabilizing standards aside.

I'm reminded of Pernell Roberts, or Adam Cartwright on the TV show Bonanza, who detested having to go to work playing the part of one of four brothers, none of whom were married, and each well over the age of marriage, yet still under their father's roof. He wanted released from contract, as I see it, and finally got his wish. What was on his mind day and night as he longed for an escape? Was it equally as complicated?

I must have missed where AIDS was presented by a scene in the movie. I didn't see it, although I did notice that bisexuality appeared to be on everyone's mind.

I'm so glad I never chose acting.


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