Sophie's Choice
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It always surprises me when people tell me they’ve never seen Sophie’s Choice (USA/UK, 1982, Associated Film Distribution). Meryl Streep is magnificent as the woman faced with life-changing and often impossible choices at every step. This movie literally changed my life.

I’m not much of a TV watcher but I so loved Margaret Atwood’s book The Handmaid’s Tale that I had to watch this Hulu series (USA, 2017). At the time I read the book it seemed like pure science fiction. In these precarious times, it seems too creepily plausible. Superb direction and art direction with fine performances all around.

— Veronica Murphy, Write Out Loud artistic director

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dwbat May 31, 2017 @ 4:32 p.m.

I still haven't seen Sophie’s Choice, either.


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