A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.
A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.
Rural England, 1865. Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband's estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Written by
Unexpectedly gripping, wildly entertaining, and driven by a star-making performance
This was such a great surprise. I guess I expected either an all-out
thriller or a very subtle, restrained drama, and what I got instead was
a delicious mix of both ends of the spectrum. The events that go on
certainly are what one would expect out of a melodrama, but the film
becomes more than that by not resorting to the usual theatrics or
melodramatic styles. It's quiet and restrained while also being quite
insane at its core and that't not an easy feat to achieve. I can see
how audiences might be very mixed on this and I completely understand
it, but I found it incredibly gripping, incredibly well made, and one
of the most purely entertaining films of the year so far. One thing
that I don't see people being mixed on, however, is on Florence Pugh.
She is absolutely incredible and one would struggle to think of how
this character could have been brought to life from the page in any
other way. In a just world she would be winning tons of awards.
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