What They Had

What They Had
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 41min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Elizabeth Chomko
  • Cast: Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Blythe Danner, Taissa Farmiga
  • UK release: 1 March 2019

Bridget (Swank) and her brother Nicky (Shannon) have to deal with the worsening Alzheimer’s of their mother Ruth (Danner). Chomko’s clear-eyed approach steers the movie away from melodrama and there’s time devoted to the often humorous realities of family life. An expertly observed family drama.

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What They Had

25 Feb 20194 stars

Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon head up an expertly observed family drama

Actress Elizabeth Chomko (TV's Common Law) makes her assured directorial debut with this expertly observed family drama which makes the most of its incredible cast. Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon take centre stage as the adult siblings coming to blows…

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