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Atonement

There are so many perspectives to be considered in this film, that it might be said director Joe Wright had one too many cooks in the English country estate’s proverbial kitchen.

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Atonement

The lingering deaths of soldiers and the lost causes they embody serve as tragic backdrops to the less compelling plot points embodied by Briony and her characters.

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Evening (2007)

More troubling than Evening's technical failures, the film suffers from a host of cynical political and social themes that undercut the drama throughout.

Mike Scalise
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The White Countess (2006)

The final Merchant/Ivory collaboration is set in 1936 Shanghai and revisits the filmmakers' usual concerns -- loss, desire, and nostalgia for a moment that never quite existed.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Wetherby (1985)

Crippled by their past and unable to function in the present, these characters represent what David Hare calls 'the part-emotional landscape that is England.'"

Kevin Jagernauth
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