Safe
First screened in May 1996 / Most recently screened in May 2015
Director: Todd Haynes. Cast: Julianne Moore, Xander Berkeley, Peter Friedman, Kate McGregor Stewart, Martha Velez-Johnson, Chauncey Leopardi, Jodie Markell, Susan Gayle Norman, Ronnie Farer, Janel Moloney, Steven Gilborn, John Apicella, Peter Crombie, Beth Grant, Sarah Davis, Lorna Scott, April Grace, Mary Carver, James Le Gros, Jessica Harper, Rio Hackford, Brandon Cruz. Screenplay: Todd Haynes.

Twitter Capsule: Impeccable images, soundtrack, structure, and performance convey unsettling theses about a woman, a region, and a whole world.

VOR:   Name five American films of the last two decades, independent or otherwise, that had comparable uniqueness of vision, prescience of theme, rigor of style, or ambition with character.



Photo © 1995 Sony Pictures Classics/Killer Films/Chemical Films/American Playhouse

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A


Awards:
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Cinematography (Alex Nepomniaschy)

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