Video on Demand — August 2017

Video pick of the month

The Lovers

Azazel Jacobs’s The Lovers finds Tracy Letts’s character falling back in love with his wife (Debra Winger) on the eve of their breakup. Hunched-over and beaten down, Letts’s no-vanity performance sees him sinking into unattractive dejection before rebounding into infatuation — the perfect counterpoint to Winger’s long-overdue return to lead roles. Returning to movies after two seasons of HBO’s Doll & Em, Jacobs steps up his game with an ambitious and unusual take on the comedy of remarriage.

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