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R| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
A woman (Elizabeth Olsen) and her lover (Oscar Isaac) conspire to murder her mild-mannered husband (Tom Felton), but overwhelming guilt soon turns their passion into hatred.

Cast: Elizabeth Olsen , Oscar Isaac , Tom Felton , Jessica Lange , Matt Lucas , Shirley Henderson , Mackenzie Crook , John Kavanagh

Director: Charlie Stratton

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Therese (2013)

Release Date: August 19th, 2013|1 hr. 42 min.

critic reviews ( 31 )
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  • Here is a culture in which female strength, having no outlet, must become distorted or lethal. In Therese and her aunt, we find two manifestations of the same disease. show more

  • Whatever possessed the people who made this film to believe its ponderous style would appeal to contemporary audiences? One answer may lie in a variant of the mostly true proposition that no one sets out to make a bad film. No one chooses ponderousness as a goal; it comes unbidden, with deadly earnestness. show more

  • What do we do about a movie that is half compelling and half unwatchable? Director Charlie Stratton seems to be onto something at the start of his period drama In Secret. Then it all slips through his fingers. show more

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