R | | Comedy, Drama
A famous author goes on a cruise trip with her friends and nephew in an effort to find fun and happiness while she comes to terms with her troubled past.
Contrary to reports that all the dialogue was improvised, director Steven Soderbergh has explained that there were many key scenes throughout the film which were completely scripted, while other scenes were written as prose by Deborah Eisenberg, grew from improv with the actors, and were then further revised by her. Soderbergh called it "highly structured improvisation" and estimated the ratio as 70 percent improvised vs. 30 percent scripted dialogue.
When I read this novel, it's impossible for me not to think what a miracle it is That the universe emerged, what a miracle it is that consciousness emerged. And what a miracle it is that Blodwyn Pugh, her thoughts and experiences, that they could ...