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Posts tagged ‘Rachel Weisz’

The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

Directed by: Terence Davies

4 stars

In post-war London, Hester (Rachel Weisz) is unhappily married to Sir William Collyer (Simon Russell Beale), a much older man in thrall to his mother.  She falls for Freddie (Tom Hiddleston), a glamorous Battle of Britain fighter-pilot, but the romance is soon as faded as the one-room apartment they move into.  As Freddie turns increasingly hostile, and William tries to get her back, Hester attempts suicide, but is unsuccessful in every respect. Read more

Page Eight (2011)

Directed by: David Hare

3 stars

Written and directed by David Hare, Page Eight is a TV movie that aspires to cinematic release (it’s being shown at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, despite having already gone out on terrestrial TV in Britain). Read more