May 21, 2013
R; 1:38 running time
For all the ugliness the topic suggests, and there is plenty provided by Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan as vengeful exes, this is a beautifully rendered film. The many provocations of James' observations are handled without slipping into melodrama as we watch the precocious 6-year-old witness and weather the breakup of her family.
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