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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Nicole Kidman
Aaron Eckhart
Dianne Wiest
Sandra Oh
Miles Teller
Tammy Blanchard
Directors
John Cameron Mitchell
Screenwriters
David Lindsay-Abaire
Running Time
91 minutes

Rabbit Hole
Bravura in the face of grief


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Rabbit Hole

Plot
Becca (Kidman) and Howie (Eckhart) lost their son eight months ago, when he was accidentally run over by a teenage driver (Teller). They are struggling to cope and maintain their marriage, but their differing approaches to the tragedy threaten to tear them apart.


Verdict
Don't be put off by the content; this is as clever, funny, foolish and frightening as real life. Kidman and Eckhart bring out the best in each other; Kidman, in particular, hasn't been this good since To Die For - and maybe not even then.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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