Aroview: Winner of the Palm D'or at Cannes '96, and surprise box-office smash thanks to good old word of mouth.
A dramatic tour-de-force about expectations, acceptance and forgiveness, Mike Leigh's astute human observation and 30-year career culminate in an honest-to-goodness masterpiece focused on the most fascinating thing in the world - people.
5 stars (Exceptional) Cynthia & her difficult daughter Roxanne live in a shabby flat, while her neglectful brother is doing much better for himself. Cynthia is contacted by a young woman searching for her mother & faces up to a well-kept secret from her past. Top rate film!~GenXGirl