Director Mark Pellington
has long been one of the American cinema’s great chroniclers of grief, from early genre films like The Mothman Prophecies
to more overtly philosophical takes on the subject like I Melt With You
, The Last Word
, and Nostalgia
. While Pellington’s work is undeniably informed by the devastating loss of his wife Jennifer in 2004, it has tended, up until this point, to come at the subject from oblique angles, as in the 2008 dramedy Henry Poole Is Here
. With his latest […]
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