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By the Sea

By the Sea
  • 2015
  • US
  • 122 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Angelina Jolie
  • Written by: Angelina Jolie Pitt
  • Cast: Angelina Jolie Pitt, Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Niels Arestrup
  • UK release: 11 December 2015

Former dancer Vanessa (Jolie Pitt) and her husband Roland (Pitt) stay in a French seaside town as their marriage threatens to unravel. Dour, self-produced drama from which Pitt's sincere performance comes out best; Jolie Pitt's third film as a director is a serious disappointment, a vapid vanity project compared to the previous two.

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By the Sea

8 Dec 20152 stars

Angelina Jolie Pitt directs herself and husband Brad in a frustratingly self-indulgent drama

Hollywood’s most glamorous power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt come unstuck in a dour, self-produced drama, written and directed by Jolie – now going by Jolie Pitt – a la 60s French arthouse gone tediously awry. The heart sinks the moment a French…

Angelina Jolie warned off making bad relationship movie with Brad Pitt

28 Nov 2014

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's friends warned them against making 'By the Sea'. The couple - who married in August, nine years after meeting on the set of 'Mr. and Mrs. Smith' - play a husband and wife struggling with their relationship in the…

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie upset local diving businesses

2 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have upset locals on the Maltese island of Gozo, where they have been filming their new movie 'By The Sea'. The couple's new film - the first they have shot together since 'Mr and Mrs Smith' in 2004 - has led to the…

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