Two Weeks The subject of Two Weeks is grim: A woman dies of ovarian cancer, in her home, surrounded by her four adult children, over the course… Two Weeks The subject of Two Weeks is grim: A woman dies of ovarian cancer, in her home, surrounded by her four adult children, over the course… 2007-03-02 R PT98M Drama Ben Chaplin Sally Field Tom Cavanagh Julianne Nicholson MGM
Movie Review

Two Weeks (2007)

MPAA Rating: R
FACING THE END Field is a strong presence as the dying mom at the center of the otherwise uneven Two Weeks
Image credit: Two Weeks: Mark Levine
FACING THE END Field is a strong presence as the dying mom at the center of the otherwise uneven Two Weeks
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Limited Release: Mar 02, 2007; Rated: R; Length: 98 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Ben Chaplin and Sally Field; Distributor: MGM

The subject of Two Weeks is grim: A woman dies of ovarian cancer, in her home, surrounded by her four adult children, over the course of two weeks. And the movie, clearly a personal project for commercial director Steve Stockman (who also wrote and produced), is an uneven weave of the inescapably painful and the self-consciously sitcomish (particularly in scenes between Ben Chaplin and Tom Cavanagh). But Sally Field is formidable as the dying mother. And the movie's warm advocacy of hospice, with all the dignity such end-of-life care provides, does real, influential good.

Originally posted Mar 07, 2007 Published in issue #925 Mar 16, 2007 Order article reprints
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