An arty domestic drama with dark and sinister undertones, Broken begins as a quirky look at three dysfunctional families at the end of an ugly street in the British suburbs and ends, 90 minutes later, in a Grand Guignol of horror. Based on a kinky 2008 novel by Daniel Clay, it’s a rare foray into filmmaking by London stage director Rufus Norris that suffers from a lagging tempo, artificial performances and a literary structure that fails to make the transition from page to film with enough cinematic technique to keep a movie audience awake. Read More
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