Is there any love in the film Closer?,  2004.  Directed by Mike Nichols, written by Patric Marber from his stage play.  Characters:  Anna (Julia Roberts), Dan (Jude Law), Alice/Jane (Natalie Portman), Larry (Clive Owen).

Here, in a dialogue between myself and Parlor editor Kathleen Gyurkey we mull this complex film that is, as Kath puts it, “more about the misconceptions of love than the nature of love, more to do with male weaknesses influencing what love is supposed to be.”  Have a read here.

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