Disclosure – Drama
Category – Movie
Content – This movie begins with a saying…”There are two sides to every story, and then there is the truth.” Danny and Emily have a 4 year old daughter. And Politician Tom and Bek have two young sons, Ethan and Ben. The entire film surrounds these two couples, who are good friends. Emily has accused Bek’s son, Ethan, of inappropriately touching her daughter. When the four get together to discuss these allegations, tensions are high and a calm conversation isn’t going to stay that way for long. You have a mother who is appalled at a boy’s actions, and a couple that denies their son could ever do such a horrible act. As the men have a quiet conversation, the women’s isn’t so nice. They are extremely rude and harsh with each other, accusing the other of inappropriate behaviors and who could be to blame. The situation goes from bad to worse, and it is sad that the parents cannot come to any positive conclusion. This is an intense subject matter to portray in a film, and Director Michael Bentham has seemed to figure out how to tell this story with as much grace and truth as possible. This scores a 8.5 out of 10.
Acting – There are really only four actors in this film, the two couples. And while the subject matter is intense, it is a difficult task to pull off the range of emotions played by these four. Kuddos to them all, a hard job very well done. Mark Leonard Winter, Matilda Ridgway, Tom Wren and Geraldine Hakewill – huge applause to your performances! Score is 9.5 out of 10.
Duration – 1 hr 25 min. Just under 90 minutes and it is 80 minutes of huge intensity. I would have to say the duration is pretty great for this explosive film. This gets a 9 out of 10.
TOTAL INDEX for Disclosure – 27 out of 30
Recommended Watch – If you want to see four actors really portray a variety of emotion, this is a great movie!!! I’m curious if the filmmakers will be going for any awards here? It seems like they should!