Tag Archive: Housekeepers


Starring: Peyman Moadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini & Sarina Farhadi
Written and directed by Asghar Farhadi

The separation of a married couple in Iran sets off a chain reaction of events that changes several lives forever.


Lesson: Don’t let your
divorce keep you from choosing
“the help” more wisely.

Grade: A


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
A Separation is playing now in select cities.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1832382/

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Haiku Review: Albert Nobbs (2011)

Starring: Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Janet McTeer & Brendan Gleeson
Screenplay by Glenn Close & John Banville
Directed by Rodrigo GarcĂ­a

A woman passes herself off as a man in order to survive and make a living in 19th century Ireland.


Cross dressing’s gotten
far more interesting in
the last hundred years.

Grade: B-


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Albert Nobbs in now playing in select cities.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1602098/