What They Had
First screened in October 2018
Director: Elizabeth Chomko. Cast: Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster, Blythe Danner, Taissa Farmiga, William Smillie, Josh Lucas, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Sarah Sutherland, Aimee Garcia. Screenplay: Elizabeth Chomko. Twitter Capsule:
Camera feels flat and sound is worse, but the actors keep finding truths about this family, and families in general.
The cast, as abetted by script and direction, make you feel what an important, all-too-common story this is. They can't quite sell its originality.