If getting a film every ten years or so from writer-director Tamara Jenkins means something like “Private Life,” it’s worth the wait.
Her latest movie premiered opening night of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and is a deeply felt look at the messy realities of marriage and the difficulties of infertility. Kathryn Hahn and Paul Giamatti star as a couple coming to terms with what they really want from themselves, each other and their life together.
The film feels like a series of secret conversations — the moments one has in private with a partner that the rest of the world never sees.
“That was so important to me,” Jenkins said in an interview ahead of the festival on...