Klute

Klute ★★★★

"I'm the best actress in the world."

I like how Bree continues to go to therapy during all this. Essentially structured around a series of various types of interviews, which is great for giving Fonda one complicated monologue after another (all of which she nails) but has the side effect of the movie doing all your homework for you. As good as she is here, she's rarely not saying exactly how she feels or bluntly articulating the major themes of the movie. Pakula and Willis completely overpower that though by covering everything in a layer of dread, frequently dwarfing the characters in big scope frames and often alienating them from each other even when they're in the same shot.

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