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Evening (2007 movie)

6 Ratings: 0.3
A movie directed by Lajos Koltai

A star-studded cast brings richness and texture toEvening, a lyrical tale of regret, unrequited love, and hope, written by novelists Susan Minot (Rapture) and Michael Cunningham (The Hours), based on Minot's book. Ann (Vanessa Redgrave) lies ill, … see full wiki

Director: Lajos Koltai
Release Date: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
6 reviews about Evening (2007 movie)
review by . April 12, 2009
Pros: Outstanding performance by Claire Danes; good supporting cast.     Cons: Stock film     The Bottom Line: There is nothing earth-shatteringly new about what transpires in Evening, but it appealed to me because it trod upon (ocean front) ground I know well.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. I like Clair Danes, a lot.  She is not a beauty in the classic sense, but there is something undeniably …
review by . October 22, 2008
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Pros: ...     Cons: ...     The Bottom Line:   "In the evening, When the day is done   I'm looking for a woman, but the girl don't come"  ~Led Zeppelin         I'd rather scrape paint off the walls with my fingernails than sit through another viewing of Evening. It was, if you can believe it, even slower and more boring than Bridges of Madison County. Directed by Lajos Koltai; writers Susan …
review by . January 17, 2008
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Pros: List of cast members      Cons: That these women aren't allowed to work their magic      The Bottom Line: If you like any of the actresses, then leave this one until/unless you have already seen the other films they star in.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot.      At first flush a list like this: Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Toni Collette, Vanessa Redgrave, …
review by . November 20, 2007
Yes, it is visually beautiful . . . but, that's about it.    The scenery alone in director Lajos Koltai's 2007 film, Evening, reminds one of a New Age CD cover art where appropriately filtered silhouettes and shadows suggest a romanticism that seems superfluous when analyzed within the actual content of a plot that seems like it could be a good idea, but never quite works.    A bevy of world class performers headlines this chick-flick offering set confusingly …
review by . October 23, 2007
Evening is one of those meaty actor films...where every role has depth and the opportunity to pour skill and talent into even the least of characters. And with those type films, we would expect that all emotion would be dissected and revealed down to the most subtle of reactions.    If you are still reading this review, chances are you dig that kind of movie. Do you love the exploration of character and delving into human relationships? Dysfunction adds to the mix, and the horrified …
review by . September 26, 2007
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Criticism of the film EVENING, based on the novel by Susan Minot and adapted for the screen by Minot and Michael Cunningham, has been harsh, so harsh that it may have discouraged many viewers from giving the film a try. The primary criticism has centered on the fact that very little happens in this film about a dying woman's fretting over a mistake she made one summer in her youth, that famous actors were given very minor roles, that the entire production was over-hyped, etc. For this viewer, seeing …
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