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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Norah Jones
Jude Law
Rachel Weisz
Natalie Portman
Ed Harris
David Strathairn
Directors
Wong Kar-Wai
Screenwriters
Kar Wai Wong
Lawrence Block
Running Time
95 minutes

My Blueberry Nights
The film that tells us who ate all the pies


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My Blueberry Nights

Plot
New York café manager Jeremy (Law) shares blueberry pies with Elizabeth (Jones), a depressed girl who takes off across the US. She sends him postcards about encounters with an alcoholic cop (Strathairn) obsessed with his estranged wife (Weisz) and a gambler (Portman), who professes not to care about her estranged father...


Verdict
Far from a disaster, but it does feel like a footnote. It’s difficult to see why the great director and very talented performers worked so hard to deliver such thin material.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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