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The Last Days of Chez Nous Review

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Gillian Armstrong's study of an emotionally frigid writer whose inability to communicate with either her aging father or French husband precipitates an affair between the latter and his pregnant sister-in-law.

★★★★★

A slow-burning inevitability pervades Gillian Armstrong's study of an emotionally frigid writer whose inability to communicate with either her aging father or French husband precipitates an affair between the latter and his pregnant sister-in-law.

Yet the performances of Kerry Fox and Bruno Ganz are so credible and understated that this intense story becomes as fascinating as the issues of gender, class and nationality that it raises.

Due to the credible and understated performances of Kerry Fox and Bruno Ganz, this intense story becomes as fascinating as the issues of gender, class and nationality that it raises.

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