Dark Waters (2019)
First screened in November 2019
Director: Todd Haynes. Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Bill Camp, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Victor Garber, William Jackson Harper, Louisa Krause, Mare Winningham, Denise Dal Vera, Abi Van Andel, Kevin Crowley, Bill Pullman, Jeffrey Grover, Bruce Cromer. Screenplay: Mario Correa and Matthew Michael Carnahan (based on the article "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" by Nathaniel Rich).

Twitter Capsule: Direction complicates already-strong arcs, keeping victory and defeat, stamina and deflation in melancholy balance.

VOR:   What profit a man to demand justice and sorta lose his soul? Or sink into despondency? Clear-eyed on the value but also the costs of crusading.

Photo © 2019 Focus Features/Participant/Killer Content

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

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