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'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles
'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles

More than most movies, romantic dramas are defined by point of view. Are we seeing the film through the lens of a man or woman? The jilted or the jilter? A well-intentioned character or a dubious one? Or does a filmmaker seek to avoid specific vantage points entirely, keeping us at arm's length? It's something first-time director Ned Benson thought‎ about a lot about when he was developing his new relationship tale, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby." And it's something audiences might find themselves thinking about if they see the film — or, more accurately, the films. In telling the New York-set story of the young married couple Eleanor and Conor...

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