Based on the novel by Marguerite Duras, a troubled mother’s (Isabelle Huppert) spirit crumbles when her adult children strike out for independence. Feeling abandoned she contemplates taking drastic action.
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The characters are badly directed and unlikeable with many of the scenes between the family members are confusing convoluted and schizophrenic (e.g. the did she/didnt she sleep with Jo scene). There are gaps in the narrative and sudden jumps in time. Nothing special.