READ­ING I NTO THE PAST

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LAURA Dern’s ca­reer has had some­thing of a re­birth after

and she’s the lead in this new US tele­movie that aired on HBO in Amer­ica. That’s usu­ally a good gauge of qual­ity. It’s a very strong cast – with Aus­tralia’s El­iz­a­beth De­bicki ( plus Ellen Burstyn and Ja­son Rit­ter.

starts with the dis­claimer “the story you’re about to see is true – as far as I know.” It’s a dark, twisted tale, with Jenni (Dern) hav­ing flash­backs to a part of her youth she had re­mem­bered in a cer­tain way. After her mother (Burstyn) reads a school es­say, she re­alises some­thing more sin­is­ter may have hap­pened with her sport coach (Rit­ter). – Cameron Adams

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