Trevor Nunn revisits Joanna Murray-Smith's caustic stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's dissection of matrimony in a superlatively well-acted production, starring Mark Bazeley and Olivia Williams.
Neurologist Johan and divorce lawyer Marianne seem to have a happy marriage, but cracks in the façade widen over 15 or so scenes, spanning a decade.
Williams brilliantly shows you a shrewd woman pitched into confusion, while Bazeley nails the evasiveness of an attractive shit whose cruelty is exposed when he announces he's leaving with a 23 year old. It isn't for dating couples, but Nunn's production is strongly recommended.
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