No joy - Page 2

Wendy and Lucy's quiet desperation leaks from the screen

We witness and experience the film's losses, disruptions, and sorrows, but from a rigorously maintained distance, in the life of someone who was, after all, just passing through.

WENDY AND LUCY opens Fri/30 in Bay Area theaters.

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