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Things We Lost in the Fire

Things We Lost in the Fire
  • 2007
  • US
  • 119 min
  • 15

Following the more recent Bier trend this film revolves around the fallout from a tragic and unexpected accident. At the outset we are introduced by Audrey (Berry) to the man she blames for her husband's recent death, former lawyer now junkie Jerry Sunbourne (Benicio Del Toro). The rotten dynamic between the protagonists is revealed in a successful series of hazy melancholic flashbacks. With the husband's death, however, screenwriter Allan Loeb begins to unravel a much more conventional story of Jerry's battle with drugs and the audience is forced to wallow in an all too familiar mire.

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Things We Lost in the Fire

31 Jan 20083 stars

(15) 117min

Danish director Susanne Bier’s films Open Hearts, Brothers and After The Wedding all revolve around the fallout from a tragic and unexpected accident. Now the director is trying to repeat the feat in an American setting and with Hollywood stars. The…

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