Monday, November 3, 2008


Declan Recks's “Eden,” with a script adapted by Eugene O'Brien from his own play, is the latest from the producers of the exhilarating “Once,” and that, along with a couple commendable acting turns from Aidan Kelly and Eileen Walsh as Billy and Breda Farrell, an Irish couple with two kids who find their marriage stagnating after a decade, is pretty much all it's got going for it. Simply put, “Eden” is like knockoff Leigh or Loach, unfocused kitchen-sink realism.

To read the rest of my review visit Slant.

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