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    Reader comments on The Role of Her Life

    Subject: The Role of her Live
    Date: Jun 9, 2005
    Sender: Tim BirkettPrevious | Next

    In what sense "predictable" and "inconsequential"? Surely the American version would be predictable by the mere fact that it would have to be seen to be "consequential" - ie. with a nice little round ending - the kind of ending that never happens in real life. No, the director deliberately chose not to end the film with Claire in the arms of her landscape gardener, because he had chosen to make the two women the focus of the film. Neither do I accept your judgement of Elisabeth as a "monster". The film is more subtle than you give it credit for. Furthermore, the acting is executed with a lightness of touch that would be wasted on the average US audience - and it appears on a critic such as yourself!

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    » The Role of her Live «   from Tim Birkett, Jun 9, 2005
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  • Re: Soundtrack   from asia, Dec 30, 2005