The Parting Glass

  • 2018
  • US
  • 15
  • Directed by: Stephen Moyer
  • Cast: Ed Asner, Rhys Ifans, Cynthia Nixon, Melissa Leo, Anna Paquin

After the death of Coleen (Paquin), her family goes to her house and old wounds are opened up on the way. Stagey family drama which is obviously heartfelt; O’Hare’s writing is often excellent, but it sometimes seems close to theatre than to cinema.

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The Parting Glass

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Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin: 'You're left with unanswerable questions, and that's a very dark place to go'

26 Jun 2018

Husband and wife team discuss Moyer's directorial debut, The Parting Glass

Husband and wife team Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin have been together since they met on the pilot episode of vampire TV show True Blood, back in 2007. We caught up with them at the Edinburgh Film Festival to discuss The Parting Glass, Moyer's…

The Parting Glass

25 Jun 20183 stars

EIFF 2018: Impressively scripted and deeply felt drama that reunites the stars of True Blood

'It's like a community theatre production of No Exit,' offers theatre director Danny (Denis O'Hare) as he surveys the grim catalogue of events that envelop his fellow mourners in The Parting Glass, a drama written by O'Hare and directed by Stephen…

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