A THOU­SAND TIMES GOOD NIGHT Di­rected by Erik Poppe. Star­ring Juli­ette Binoche, Niko­laj Coster-Wal­dau, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Larry Mullen Jr

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The fris­son of the front­line: an ace war pho­tog­ra­pher (Binoche) nar­rowly escapes death while em­bed­ded with a fe­male sui­cide bomber squad in Kabul. Never fear – she still gets the shot. In­deed, her ac­tions has­ten the det­o­na­tion. Poppe, a for­mer pho­to­jour­nal­ist, makes grip­ping mo­ments from the theme of fool­hardy re­portage. But in com­mon with its cen­tral

char­ac­ter, A Thou­sand Times

Good Night strug­gles for mean­ing away from the front­line. 12A cert, lim re­lease, 117 min

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