Annette Bening, Bill Nighy and Josh O’Connor shine in William Nicholson’s intimate portrait of a family crisis.
Grace (Bening) and Edward (Nighy) have been married for thirty-three years. The joy of a visit from their son (O’Connor) soon gives way to despair for Grace when Edward announces he is leaving her. Loosely based on the break-up of his own parents’ marriage, writer-director Nicholson’s sensitive drama refuses to apportion blame, instead conveying the emotional turmoil that ensues in the wake of a long-term relationship ending. It’s a moving and impressively performed drama.
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Annette Bening and Bill Nighy are terrific
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: William Nicholson
Stars: Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, Josh O'Connor