Private Life (2018)
First screened in December 2018
Director: Tamara Jenkins. Cast: Kathryn Hahn, Paul Giamatti, Kayli Carter, Molly Shannon, John Carroll Lynch, Denis O'Hare, Emily Robinson, Desmin Borges, Nick Sullivan, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Lizzy DeClement, Francesca Root-Dodson. Screenplay: Tamara Jenkins. Twitter Capsule:
Every other element works in modest service to the exemplary script and cast. Touching, funny, and ever more complex.
Muted cinematic technique may imply less value or risk, but few people attempt such multifaceted portraiture, especially around these under-depicted themes.