A contemporary family tale that cuts through the cliché.
At first it appeared that Los Angeles would defeat Lisa Cholodenko. Having made her feature debut in 1998 with the magisterially still High Art, a New York-set tale that documented the transference between ambition and desire, the writer-director...
Ally Sheedy and Radha Mitchell deliver two superlative performances.
Syd, (Radha Mitchell), has recently been made assistant editor at Frame, a New York photospread magazine, though her (male) boss treats her as a bit of a dogsbody. She lives with James (Gabriel Mann) in a small apartment. Her life changes when...
Outstanding performances but painfully slow and ultimatelyn a deeply frustrating plot.
Lisa Cholodenko\'s second film after High Art moves to the West Coast of America, to Los Angeles, a world away from those uptight states in the East. Sam, Christian Bale, is in love with Alex, Kate Beckinsale, they\'re both graduates of Harvard...