Somewhere between Virginia Woolf’s revolutionary 1925 novel Mrs. Dalloway, Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1998 fictional variation on Woolf’s Dalloway themes, and this handsome, unsubtle, hellbent-for-Oscar adaptation of Cunningham’s novel, a work meant to feel liquid has become a cinematic solid. And while we can admire the refinements of Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, and Meryl Streep (respectively playing Woolf, a young housewife in 1950s Los Angeles, and a middle-aged book editor in modern-day Greenwich Village), we don’t learn anything about the interior lives of the three women so vibrantly miserable in their unhappiness.
Genre: Drama; Starring: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Stephen Dillane, Ed Harris, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, Jack Rovello; Director: Stephen Daldry; Author: David Hare; Producer (person): Scott Rudin; Release Date Limited: 12/27/2002; Runtime (in minutes): 110; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Posted January 24 2003 — 12:00 AM EST
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