Death and the Maiden (1994)

Director Roman Polanski's adaptation of Ariel Dorffman's successful
Broadway play is an excellent showcase for three performers, Sigourney
Weaver, Ben Kingsley, and Stuart Wilson, even if it does feel staged.
Neither the dialogue nor the characters come as naturally as they
should; neither the words nor the speakers flow very well.

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN makes some political statements that pretty
obvious, though the film misses the boat by barely exploring the classic
male-versus-female-who-may-be-nuts situation demonstrated here.

Grade: B+

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