This film goddamned near broke me.
The last film that made me feel this horrific was 12 Years a Slave. I had aches all over my body, deep in my chest, right in the pit of my stomach and at one point I was shaking all over.
I don't think I will ever watch it again.
The poems are so skillfully worked into the narrative of the film and each time a poem was read, I was so captured by the delivery of it, I froze.
Each one of the women's stories was more heartbreaking than the last. The first hour of the film was spent introducing each of the characters and with each passing minute, you knew the card…