Wetherby
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In a novel and intriguing approach to storytelling, director David Hare has created an engaging mystery and human drama that ostensibly focuses on an innocent dinner party but is really about something else. Jean Travers (Vanessa Redgrave) is an old-maid schoolmarm who has lived in Wetherby, a small town in northeastern Yorkshire, all of her life. She is still haunted by memories of a passionate love affair with a young man who was later murdered while on military duty in Malaysia nearly 35 years ago in the '50s. One evening, Jean invites a group of friends over for dinner; the group is… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Wetherby has a pedigree which substantially outstrips its small and undercooked story."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"A gripping psychodrama that touches on themes of loss, middle age blues, and the dangers of repressing primal emotions such as love, violence, and desire."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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