Director Joshua Marston will be in attendance for post-screening Q&As at Chicago's Landmark Century Centre Cinema on September 9 and 10 at 7:20PM. For additional ticketing information, please click here.
What sort of liar are you? The kind that overelaborates, concealing a lie in superfluous detail that overwhelms the person you lie to? Or perhaps the kind that exaggerates, saying one thing, confessing to the lie, and then submitting a lesser, but nevertheless entirely fabricated untruth that somehow seems much more plausible. Or perhaps you maintain a steady gaze, a practiced constitution that is defined by its sobriety, dominating the person you lie to with urgent seriousness.
The scary thing about Alice (Rachel Weisz) is that you can’t really tell. She’ll speak plainly, submitting a life-story that’s filled with fact and fiction. She ornates her travels with distorted half-truths, disguising her intentions and fluidly moving in and out of people’s lives. In a film that’s so often shot in shallow focus, she moves within the frame as an acutely detailed figure only to become a complete blur, consumed in a cavalcade of city lights, there and gone again.Read More