• 2018
  • US
  • 1h 43min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Marc Turtletaub
  • Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Irrfan Khan, David Denman, Bubba Weiler, Austin Abrams, Liv Hewson

Agnes (Macdonald) is a housewife whose life revolves around routine, until she discovers a flair for solving jigsaw puzzles. Macdonald is divine as ever, but the film rarely digs deep into how such a modest pursuit can bring someone back to live. Charming but slight.

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