A gossamer tale about a heavy subject -- a passive creature who slowly emerges as the active author of her own life. show more
(Morton's) character here is emotionally mute -- though Morvern speaks, she can't or won't reveal what's in her heart -- and her performance is brilliant from start to finish.
I think the answer is right there in the film, but less visible to American viewers because we are less class-conscious than the filmmakers. show more