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Movie review: 'Nothing Personal'
Movie review: 'Nothing Personal'

Everything is personal in the haunting solitude of "Nothing Personal," starring Stephen Rea and Lotte Verbeek in this most unlikely of love stories. Polish writer-director Urszula Antoniak's impressive feature film debut begins and ends in near silence, broken only by distant ambient sounds. Between those bookends, the filmmaker tests the power, and the limits, of sight and sound, rather than words, to tell a story. Beautifully evocative camera work by Daniel Bouquet sets the tone as we follow Verbeek's copper-haired beauty from her start in Holland, to the green rolling sweep and rocky desolation of Ireland's Connemara region, and finally to Spain. The silence...