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

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Serena is one long eye-roll of calamities and corn. show more

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Any kind of acting requires courage. Great acting requires formidable courage. Then there’s the dogged courage, spawned by devotion to duty, of wonderful actors like these, doing what they’re asked to do even though they must know that it’s no damned good. 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

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