Savage Grace

Savage Grace
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Ifc
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 06/01/2008
"The performances are uniformly strong: Julianne Moore uses her trademark luminescence to communicate Barbara's ill-conceived hunger for experience and love, and she's a magnetic screen presence..."
Rolling Stone - 06/12/2008
"[The director] uses dark humor and artful style to pull you into a tale of the rich abusing their privileges....Moore delivers a tour de force..."
USA Today - 06/13/2008
"[With] haunting performances....Moore is excellent....Her son, Tony, is brilliantly played by Eddie Redmayne. For an actor so young, it is astounding..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/13/2008
"[Director Tom Kalin] brings a maturity and restraint to material that could be played for sensationalized kicks, crafting instead a work of rigorous verve and careful, skillful modulation."

Product Description:

Set across a stunning backdrop ranging from New York to Paris to Cadaqués, Savage Grace is the incredible true story of a scandal that even remains shocking. The beautiful Barbara Daly (Academy Award-nominee Julianne Moore; The Hours, Boogie Nights) marries above her social class to the dashing heir of the Bakelite plastics fortune, Brooks Baekeland (Stephen Dillane of the HBO miniseries "John Adams"). The birth of the couple's only child, Tony (Eddie Redmayne of The Good Shepard), intensifies the already volatile marriage. As Tony matures, he becomes an unwilling pawn in the psychosexual games of his parents, and the seeds for a tragedy of spectacular decadence are sown which challenge even the most shocking taboos. Tom Kalin's (Swoon) return to cinema has dazzled and stunned audiences from the Cannes to the Sundance Film Festivals.

Source: Weinstein Company/Genius

Description by Weinstein Company/Genius:

Set across a stunning backdrop ranging from New York to Paris to Cadaqués, Savage Grace is the incredible true story of a scandal that even remains shocking. The beautiful Barbara Daly (Academy Award-nominee Julianne Moore; The Hours, Boogie Nights) marries above her social class to the dashing heir of the Bakelite plastics fortune, Brooks Baekeland (Stephen Dillane of the HBO miniseries "John Adams"). The birth of the couple's only child, Tony (Eddie Redmayne of The Good Shepard), intensifies the already volatile marriage. As Tony matures, he becomes an unwilling pawn in the psychosexual games of his parents, and the seeds for a tragedy of spectacular decadence are sown which challenge even the most shocking taboos. Tom Kalin's (Swoon) return to cinema has dazzled and stunned audiences from the Cannes to the Sundance Film Festivals.

Plot Keywords:

1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | Gay / Lesbian | Gays | London, England | Murder | New York City | Theatrical Release | True Story

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  • UPC: 796019814812
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