Monday, January 31, 2011

Movie Mondays

The Blank Wall | The Deep End

Book, 1947 by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding

Movie, 2001 directed by Scott McGehee & David Siegel

Features: Tilda Swinton, Goran Visnjic, Jonathan Tucker

Storyline: With her husband perpetually away at work, a mother raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their rural lakeside home. What would you do? What is rational and what do you do to protect your child? How far do you go and when do you stop?

Awards: Tilda Swinton was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actress.

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