A Quiet Passion
First screened in October 2016
Director: Terence Davies. Cast: Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradine, Duncan Duff, Jodhi May, Emma Bell, Annette Badland, Catherine Bailey, Sara Vertongen, Rose Williams, Benjamin Wainwright, Steve Dan Mills, Marieke Bresseleers, Eric Loren, Simone Milsdochter, Trevor Cooper. Screenplay: Terence Davies.

Twitter Capsule: Divisive for good reasons, but I segued from deep frustration to finding it Davies's boldest and best in 25 years.

VOR:   Almost nothing clicked through the first third, but even then, the movie shows ambition. In every department, it gets stronger, deeper, nervier.

Photo © 2016 Hurricane Films/WeatherVane Productions,
© 2017 Music Box Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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