Tribute Sissy Spacek

IN THE BEDROOM

Todd Field
USA 2001
130min
V'02

A character actor of some repute, Todd Field proves a writer-director of considerable sophistication with this austere yet visceral study of grief. As an upper-middle-class Maine couple coping with sudden tragedy, Tom Wilkinson and Sissy Spacek match Fields direction with performances of exquisite precision and unblinking candor. The film dares to abruptly effect a gaping void and plunge the viewer into its chilly depths; even a dubious third-act detour is thoughtfully undermined by a purposeful lack of closure. (Dennis Lim)

Credits
  • Will Riley
  • Robert Festinger
  • Todd Field nach der Kurzgeschichte «Killing» von Andre Dubus
  • Melissa Economy
  • Rochelle Berliner
  • Antonio Valvache
  • Thomas Newman
  • Tom Wilkinson - Matt Fowler
  • Sissy Spacek - Ruth Fowler
  • Nick Stahl - Frank Fowler
  • Marisa Tomei - Natalie Strout
  • William Mapother - Richard Strout
  • William Wise - Willis Grinnel
  • Celia Weston - Katie Grinnel
  • Karen Allen - Marla Keyes
  • Frank T. Wells - Henry
  • Frank Reynolds
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