Sayles is one of the most gifted independent film makers in America today, and this is arguably his best effort. Partly detective story, partly history of the kind Faulkner did in Absolom, Absolom, the film panoramas whites, blacks, hispanics and the progression of American history in a tightly-woven tale of intrigue and suspense. Warrants half a dozen viewings.
Bridget Jones is the cheerleader for singletons around the world!
The movie is not as good as the book...big surprise! However, I think the movie manages to stand on its own and is a valentine to singletons everywhere!
Smug married people make me sad!