Five Nights in Maine

2015

Drama

11
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 26%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 25%
IMDb Rating 4.2 10 315

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Cast

Teyonah Parris as Penelope
Dianne Wiest as Lucinda
David Oyelowo as Sherwin
Rosie Perez as Ann
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1hr 22 min
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1hr 22 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by subxerogravity 6 / 10

It's very basic and raw.

The reviews on it were right. The film is all about David Oyelowo and Dianne Wiest bouncing things off each other, and it's got that going for it, that two such great actors can hold down a film all by themselves, but you do have to like Oyelowo and Wiest a lot to really like the movie.

It's one of those movies that does not really have a point or expresses it in such low key that only someone watching who has been in that position could really reflect on what is going on and fully feel the emotion.

It's not that pin point of a situation. A man loses his wife in a car accident and the only one who can relate is his Mother-In-Law, but she is a pain in the neck even after her child's death (although she's dying from cancer so give her a break). This is a harsh situation while they're grieving

Also thought Rosie Perez was great too in the small role she had. Wish it had more of her because I like seeing her on the screen a lot.

It was good that the director and writer did have three really good actors to implement their material. They were the redeemable factor in the mediocre film.

Reviewed by David Ferguson ([email protected]) 6 / 10

I'm sadder than you

Greetings again from the darkness. Every young filmmaker should be so fortunate to have Dianne Wiest and David Oyelowo accept roles in their first feature film. With what appears to be little more than an outline for a script, these two top notch actors bring the weight necessary to make us care about their characters … neither being especially likable.

Written and directed by Maris Curran, it's a story of two people working through their grief and guilt, unable to share the burden due to their inability to get past their own feelings. When a woman dies in a car crash, her husband Sherwin (David Oyelowo) and mother Lucinda (Dianne Wiest) are both devastated. Sherwin tries to drown his depression with non-stop boozing, and ultimately accepts Lucinda's invitation to visit her in rural Maine (a long way from his home in Atlanta).

The two have never gotten along with each other, and it turns out they each had a strained relationship with the now deceased wife/daughter. What follows are some uncomfortable dinners and conversations punctuated with much awkward silence … or cruelly pointed comments from cancer-stricken Lucinda. An unusually reserved and charming Rosie Perez is at her least obnoxious in the limited role of Lucinda's nurse (and Sherwin's confidante).

There are few things that waste more energy than a competition over who deserves to grieve more. In fact, Lucinda has a line where she states that being a parent brings out the worst in people … in this movie, that holds true for grieving as well. These two characters are not their best selves as they struggle to come to grips with the gaping hole that now exists in their lives.

"It should have been me" is not an uncommon thought for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one … especially if they are haunted by the past. The sub-plot of the marital battle over whether to have kids becomes much easier to understand as we get to know Lucinda. As talented as Ms. Wiest and Mr. Oyelowo are, it still would have been nice to have a tighter script, and director Curran could have backed off the relentless hand-held close-ups without sacrificing the solitude and intimacy. Beyond that, she does have some good insight into the process of mourning, and how so many people hold those emotions down deep.

Reviewed by dumitrescu-catalina 10 / 10

raw ,heartbreaking and wonderfully played

this is not a movie for the superficial people.this is a wonderful movie foe people WHO really understand the pain,the hard work to understand other people.if you are superficial and looking for a fun movie,move to the next movie.this is not for you.if you are able to go deep inside,to endure the pain,the hurt and the raw understanding if human heart,this is the movie for.you.the actors are very good and they make you feel all their feelings.there is real ending,but you could think of the future of the persons with no difficulty.you do not understand at first what this is all about,but in the end everything comes together and the human process of managing pain is well constructed.it is worth ed all your time.

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