Aroview: Paul Giamatti fans will find much to enjoy in this bittersweet character piece in which he plays a jaded TV producer who reflects on his varied successes and failures, and the three key women in his life through the decades.
Mordecai Richler's much-loved novel is here shaped into a satisfying, sensitive screen adaptation, with Giamatti nailing a character who's forgivable through all his flaws, and Rosamund Pike a stand-out among his suitors. At once cynical and big-hearted, this is a grown-up drama that comes stamped with a seal of Canadian quality.
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5 stars (Exceptional) After days of humdrum viewing this refreshingly grownup entertainment came as a real tonic. Understated yet evocative design and photography and a superlative cast (especially Hoffman and the incandescent Pike).~HiFi