Archive for July 5, 2012

Laughing Academy

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on July 5, 2012 by dcairns

Hollywood’s treatment of mental illness often falls short of the sensitive, but Gregory La Cava, no stranger to confusion, achieves something interesting with PRIVATE WORLDS. Here, the certifiable characters are indeed somewhat stereotyped and unlikely, but the sane ones get themselves in an even bigger mess, and worse, they know what they’re doing.

Screened recently at EIFF, the rarely-seen movie finds its way to The Forgotten, over at The Daily Notebook.