The Ballad of Jack and Rose (15)

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Perhaps Daniel Day-Lewis should have swapped roles with Harrison Ford in Firewall, because he's too young to play an eco-warrior who built an island commune in 1967. Still, there's no doubt that his acting is typically phenomenal. His commune long-gone, he lives the good life with his 16-year-old daughter, until he spoils things by inviting his girlfriend, Catherine Keener, to join them in their Eden, along with her two teenaged sons. One of them immediately catches a snake, which could possibly be symbolic. The film is fascinating in many ways, but wafts around all over the place, which is sometimes what happens when a writer directs her own script, and casts her husband in the lead role.

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