‘Sophie and the Rising Sun’ Is a Lovely if Not Wan Interracial Love Story | | Observer
Most bluntly, though, the movie is not Hallmark-y enough in direct, spoon-fed emotionalism to connect with those seeking feel-good, humanistic pablum. Its drama feels programmed and largely inert, with the exception of a couple discrete scenes here and there.
But her screenplay adaptation fails to deliver characters with more than thumbnail depth. On a technical level, Sophie and the Rising Sun is an attractive, low-budget package. Cinematographer Wolfgang Held communicates a separation of worlds a shot with Salome arranging tea cups in the foreground, with a rack focus to Anne talking with a busybody neighbor in the background in a way that the script struggles to delineate.
However, despite the sadness this imagery suggests, there is something uplifting about the ending of Sophie and the Rising Sun. They are together. They have escaped from Salty Creek. Grover is determined to cultivate his new garden.
Water smooths the roughest stone, it always finds a way, and so do Sophie and Grover. The actors are superb. The nuanced writing and direction have insight. The three-dimensional portrayals of women in the rural South during the war are praiseworthy.
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Obviously, they were aiming for the same kind of ensemble camaraderie as August: Osage County in which Margo Martindale and Julianne Nicholson previously co-starred and The Help. We get it: you like to have control of your own internet experience.
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