Summer in February movie rating: red light

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Summer in February red light Dan Stevens Emily Browning

Real-life historical drama about a Bohemian artists’ colony in Cornwall just before World War I ignores their work — including that of important painter Florence Carter-Wood — to focus on a tediously tragic romantic triangle.
I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

I have not read the source material

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David
David
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 9:13am

Emily Browning showed so much promise in a Series of Unfortunate Events (she was about the only good thing in that movie) but she has just been in one shit movie after another since then.

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  David
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 12:31pm

She’s not bad in this film. The problem is the lack of interesting, well-written roles for women… even young women.