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

By Daniel J. Hoag
A Separation is playing now in select cities.


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-

By Daniel J. Hoag
Albert Nobbs in now playing in select cities.