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You're Not You

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YOU'RE NOT YOU Hilary Swank
Alan Markfield

You're Not You

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
103 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/10/14
performer:
Marcia Gay Harden, Jason Ritter, Emmy Rossum, Hilary Swank
director:
George C. Wolfe
distributor:
Entertainment One
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C

You’d be right to expect more from director George C. Wolfe, who doesn’t exactly dig deep in this heavy-handed story about a self-destructive burnout (a fine Emmy Rossum) forced to grow up by becoming a caregiver for a concert pianist with ALS (Hilary Swank). Despite offering a well-timed look at the realities of the disease, the movie clunkily eschews cinematic creativity for emotional manipulation. Inquisitive ice-bucket challengers, consider yourselves warned. C