Dark and boldly real, this complex psychological thriller delves into concepts of loneliness, loyalty, envy, love and the power of the desperation to which need and desire can drive us.
This emotionally-charged drama follows the extraordinary sequence of events that unfold when Sheba Hart (Cate Blanchett) joins St. George’s as the new art teacher, Barbara (Judi Dench) senses a kindred spirit. But Barbara is not the only one drawn to her. Sheba begins an illicit affair and Barbara becomes the keeper of her secret.
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Jason Reitman read the script and wanted to direct it. He called up the producers on the phone with the intention of getting the job. The producers answered: "We are in editing right now, but I hope you'll like the film when it comes out." Read More