I hadn't seen this in many years and forgotten most of it. Some powerhouse acting here. Such a dark and wonderful ending to this. I love that final shot.
I loved just about every single thing about this movie. The one thing I'll mention now: each character feels like they are living out their own story apart from the one that is the focus of this movie and they all get a moment that'll break your heart. Just incredible from top to bottom.
Here's a movie that's been on my to-watch list for, what, seven or eight years now? And, oh, I do wish I had gotten to it sooner.
In the first scene a room of people are gathered to listen to an author discuss his new book. He's running late. As the host of the event is stalling he makes a joke and the room laughs. Shortly after that the author enters the room and unknowingly makes the EXACT same joke…