Pieces Of A Woman - Amber Wilkinson - 16592

Pieces Of A Woman - Amber Wilkinson - 16592
The phrase “hard labour” may not have been created to describe the opening 30 minutes of Pieces Of A Woman – but it could have been, not only for actress Vanessa Kirby, whose character Martha spends the time giving birth in real time, Martha’s husband Sean (Shia Labeouf) and midwife Eva (Molly Parker), but for anyone sitting on the other side of the screen watching it.

The grimness of what happens sets the tone for what is to come and, at some point around the 40-minute mark, my mind began idly drifting to the question of who, while scrolling through Netflix after another day in lockdown, is going to not only start, but stick with this slog of a film, despite Kirby’s incredible investment in her character. The film marks the first in English for Hungarian Kornél Mundruczó and Kata Wéber – who, interviews indicate, drew on their own experience...
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