Michael McGowan, shown at left, Still Mine tells the tale of an old couple, played by James Cromwell and Geneviève Bujold, now in their 80s but seemingly quite buff and happy, and what happens as she begins to seriously decline. (No, this is not another Amour; it's maybe twice as interesting, much less oppressive, and not so predeterminedly, insistently closed off.)
Babe. Craig has overlooked some of his wife Irene's odd memory jogs (a lovely, sad performance from Ms Bujold, below), but as these worsen and she takes a fall, he must face the fact that their large two-story house is not conducive to her health. Nothing like wealthy, the couple does, however, own some land, and so Craig decides to build a smaller, single-level house atop the hill, with a bay window for Irene to enjoy the view.
Campbell Scott, at left, above, as Craig's lawyer) will only make Still Mine seem all that much more real.
Samuel Goldwyn Films and running 102 minutes, opens this Friday, July 12 in the Los Angeles area and other California locations, then hits New York City and environs next Friday, July 19, before beginning a limited release around the rest of the country. To see all currently scheduled cities and theaters, click here.