Review: A Thousand Times Goodnight @ Glasgow Film Theatre

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Some say it’s a bad man’s world. Some say bad things only happen in certain countries. Erik Poppe’s A Thousand Times Goodnight however explores the border-crossing affect war and terror can have on those not directly associated.

Spending much of her time estranged from her husband and young daughters, Rebecca (Juliette Binoche) is a renowned war photographer, risking her life for the most hard-hitting of pictures. After being caught up in an explosion in Kabul, she returns home to find her family falling apart, and is forced to think if her job is really all that worth it.

When forming a sentence, writers must take caution to ensure every mark of punctuation is present; one misused or misplaced comma can change everything. Binoche takes this approach into her acting making her depiction of Rebecca flawless. Taking viewers on an empathetic journey as they watch, there’s not one emotion omitted from…

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