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Ashley Judd headlines this earnest psychological drama centered on the monumental inner struggle of Helen, a successful music professor and happily married mother suffering from severe mental illness. After years of suppressing her bipolar disorder, Helen suffers a crippling emotional breakdown. Subsequently hospitalized, she befriends Mathilda, who offers a sense of understanding and emotional solace that her family cannot. But in time Helen's suffering becomes overwhelming, and she begins to
Jul 30, 2010 Limited
Aug 10, 2010
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In roles that could have devolved into arias of melodrama, the cast never overplays its hand, fighting the omnipresent melancholy in small ways rather than large.
Two hours of knife-wielding and shrieking later, nothing significant or profound is gleaned...
Unless you're prepared to be needlessly drowned in another woman's problems for nearly two hours, stay away.
I wish the movie itself had mood swings as wild as Mathilda's. Judd's depression is relentless.
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