Friday, June 15, 2012

'The Woman in the Fifth'

The fifth arrondissement of Paris, if you were wondering.

Moody, pure atmosphere, and a plot twisted just so. Perhaps compares to 'Fatal Attraction' but with way more edge, squirm-factor.

With Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas. Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (My Summer of Love). Based on the novel by Douglas Kennedy.

In a few theaters or would make a good rental sometime. Something to cuddle up with. Really, there's nothing to dislike here.

A clip from the review by Manohla Dargis:
  • "...this psychological thriller (or perhaps, psychothriller) about an American writer down on his luck in Paris and maybe out of his mind creates a sense of dread that builds and builds though never resolves, even in the final fade out."


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