“[scoffs] Do they have any good news?” – Ian
Number of Times Seen – 1 (18 Aug 2020)
Brief Synopsis – Two best friends and their teenage sons begin some very unorthodox relationships.
My Take on it – This is a film that I knew absolutely nothing about before coming across it while researching more films featuring Naomi Watts in them.
This was so difficult to get through because of the very strange and taboo subjects dealt with in the plot.
The fact that Watts and Robin Wright are in this film should theoretically give it more of a draw, but it apparently didn’t help at all.
I’m still shocked that these tow very talented actresses would choose to be in a film like this one.
The plot of the movie is super thin and makes so little sense as things progress.
It is so difficult to believe that this film is based on something true that once happened.
The film tries to use the dialogue to soften the film’s dark tone and fails to make this even more entertaining to watch.
The plot holes in this film are numerous and they also make things even more difficult to try and believe.
The fact that this film is supposedly based on a true story is quite difficult to believe, even on a partial basis.
This is a film one should stay away from and fails to deliver any merit to the story.
Bottom Line – Horrendous film that makes no sense what so ever. The cast is led by Watts and Wright and t really amazes me that these very talented actresses would choose to be in such a strange and silly film like this one. The plot is almost non-existent and it is incredibly hard to believe the events that happen here. The dialogue is meant to try and soften the tone of things, but that too fails at making this ever minutely more interesting. The film has far too many plot holes that make things even crazier to believe. It’s quite spin-chilling to actually believe that this may be based, at least partially, on real events.
MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – Doris Lessing’s original novel “The Grandmothers” was said to be based on a true incident. (From IMDB)
Rating – Razzie Worthy (3/10)
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