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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)

Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Director:

Ned Benson

Writer:

Ned Benson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Chastain ... Eleanor Rigby
James McAvoy ... Conor Ludlow
Nina Arianda ... Alexis
Viola Davis ... Professor Lillian Friedman
Bill Hader ... Stuart
Isabelle Huppert ... Mary Rigby
William Hurt ... Julian Rigby
Jess Weixler ... Katy Rigby
Nikki M. James ... Sia
Jeremy Shamos ... Evangelist
Wyatt Ralff ... Philip
Katherine Waterston ... Charlie
Matthew Scanlon Matthew Scanlon ... Aldie (as Matt Scanlon)
Ryan Eggold ... Guy from Club
Will Beinbrink ... Garry The Dentist
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Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dois Lados do Amor: Ela See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$103,815
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013) premiered in 2013 as two films at the Toronto Film Festival. After the premiere, although it received rave reviews, Ned Benson started cutting the movie again, as a one feature. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. All three movies received a theatrical release. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Eleanor Rigby: [suddenly jumps off the bridge]
Guy Walking on Bridge: Hey!
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Connections

References A Man and a Woman (1966) See more »

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Brilliant performance by Jessica Chastain
7 July 2015 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a married couple who separates because of tremendous grief after losing their child. This grieving process is told from her perspective.

"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her" is great because Jessica Chastain is brilliant in portraying a woman tormented by loss. We see that her interaction with friends is affected, and family ties are disrupted. The scene of her and her sister struggling on the floor is very effective. It's almost heartbreaking to watch it.

My only complain is that it is just to similar to "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them". It's almost like watching the same film again. Of course, that's not the fault of ",The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her", but the fault of "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them" not using a balanced proportion of footage.


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