Wednesday, August 25, 2010

"Life During Wartime": Riddled With Comedy

"Life During Wartime", a film by director Todd Solondz, is a sequel to his 1998 film "Happiness", starring actors Allison Janney, Shirley Henderson and Ciarán Hinds.

In the film, friends, family and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in a war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos.

"...Part sequel, part variation on his acclaimed and controversial 'Happiness', the newest film from celebrated director Todd Solondz ('Welcome To The Dollhouse') assembles an ensemble cast including Allison Janney, Shirley Henderson, Paul Reubens, Michael Kenneth Williams, Ally Sheedy, Charlotte Rampling and Ciáran Hinds in a hilarious exploration of the boundaries of forgiveness, family, and love.

"...Ten years have passed since shocking revelations shattered the world of the Jordan family, and now sisters 'Joy' (Henderson), 'Trish' (Janney) and 'Helen' (Sheedy), each embroiled in their own unique dilemmas, struggle to find their place in an unpredictable and volatile world. The past now haunts their family both literally and otherwise, and jeopardizes the future..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Life During Wartime"...