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20 Weeks (2017)
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Leena Pendharkar
Richard Riehle, Michelle Krusiec, Jocelin Donahue
1h 29min
It is an emotional roller coaster of a film lead by two terrific performances. This is the very definition of brave filmmaking and is something that deserves to be seen. Compassion, warmth and tenderness radiate off the screen, thanks to the guiding hand of Pendharkar and the nuanced performances of Hollyman and Arison. Anna Margaret Hollyman gives an exceptional performance transforming from the reluctant mother into her child’s fiercest defender. Amir Arison’s Ronan is a portrait of a father’s heartbreak, whose life-long dream is crushed. Told in painterly compositions and rich, muted colors, with clever editing that slips audiences vertiginously back and forth in time and space, “20 Weeks” explores such an event: a narrow and deep portrait of expectation and grief between a couple halfway through their first pregnancy...