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Pro: The period film is a labor of love for star Glenn Close who worked for over 20 years to try and bring it to the big screen. Rodrigo Garcia is a well known and respected industry filmmaker.
Con: The film did not receive passionate reviews out of Telluride or Toronto and is seen by many as just a showcase for Close and co-star Janet McTeer. It may find love in the costumes category too, but a best picture nod may be stretching it.