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A badly jumbled 'Moment' gets lost in a woman's mind
A badly jumbled 'Moment' gets lost in a woman's mind

"The Moment" is a psychological thriller more muddled than the mind and the maze it is caught up in. Director Jane Weinstock, who co-wrote the screenplay with Gloria Norris, is deconstructing a series of traumas that have left one woman catatonic and confused, then tracing her long journey back to reality. The opening is promising. It captures Jennifer Jason Leigh as Lee, an international photojournalist, working a Somalia war zone. Her camera shoots faces weary of conflict in this dry dusty land, all of it captured with that sort of poetic National Geographic look by cinematographer James Laxton. But that's just a memory. Lee is actually back in the States and involved with a...

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