2014 Review of the Year Part 2 of 3

Here’s part 2 of my 2014 review of the Year. You can read the first part, listing my worst 18 movies of the year, here. From here on in, I’d at least recommend that these films are worth watching. Continue reading

The Past

This review was originally written for Blueprint: Review.

Marie-Anne has something of a fractured home life. Her husband Ahmad, from whom she has been separated for four years, has returned from Iran to France at her behest to finalise their divorce papers, however his lack of reliability in the past left her with doubts of his arrival this time, so no hotel was booked and he is stuck sharing a room with Marie-Anne’s new boyfriend’s young son, whose mother remains in a coma. Add to this Marie-Anne’s rebellious teenage daughter Lucie, from the husband before Ahmad, who refuses to be even civil towards Marie-Anne’s new partner Samir, and a closet full of skeletons just desperate to fall out, and you’ve got a pot that’s not just simmering, but threatening to boil over.
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