• Serena (2015)


Release Date: March 27th, 2015

DVD Release Date: June 9th, 2015

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

In Depression-era North Carolina, the barren wife (Jennifer Lawrence) of an ambitious timber baron (Bradley Cooper) sets out to murder the woman who bore her husband an illegitimate son.

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Toby Jones, Rhys Ifans, David Dencik, Ana Ularu, Sean Harris, Sam Reid

Director: Susanne Bier

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Nick Wechsler, Chockstone Pictures

Keywords: Emotional, Melodramatic, Love, Marriage, 1930s

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Funny how there are fans of Jennifer Lawrence who will never see her in Serena. It’s not her best film, but it contains one of her best performances, in a role that challenges her more than any other. show more

  • 40
    Stephen DaltonThe Hollywood Reporter

    It is difficult to believe a single word of it, still less to care about these relentlessly selfish and short-sighted characters. show more

  • 65
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    Densely packed and gorgeously expressionist, the old-fashioned tragedy is very nearly a satisfying experience despite its various shortcomings. show more

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