• Evening (2007)


Release Date: June 29th, 2007

DVD Release Date: September 25th, 2007

PG-13 |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

Lying on her deathbed, drifting in and out of consciousness, Ann Grant Lord (Vanessa Redgrave) calls forth memories of her one true love, Harris Arden (Patrick Wilson). As a young woman, she met Harris at her best friend's wedding and had a brief affair, but it ended when he left her to marry another. As Ann recalls the bittersweet time in her life, her daughters (Toni Collette, Natasha Richardson) try to come to terms with her imminent death.

Cast: Claire Danes, Toni Collette, Vanessa Redgrave, Natasha Richardson, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Patrick Wilson, Hugh Dancy

Director: Lajos Koltai

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Hart Sharp Productions

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Daughter, 1950s, Death, Melodramatic, 2000s, Emotional, Growing up, Mother, Forbidden love

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    What a cast but what a disappointment. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    The film, like the book, is clear-eyed without being clinical, reflective but never maudlin. show more

  • 75
    Connie OgleMiami Herald

    It resonates with gleaming ferocity as it unspools a story of regret, longing and resolution in two generations of women. show more

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