Time dug up the trailer for the film, which tells the based-on-reality story of the Barbara Baekeland (Moore)—the wife of Brooks Baekeland, heir of the Bakelite plastics fortune. (His grandfather invented the plastic.) Redmayne plays Barbara’s son Antony, who eventually kills his mother—but not before engaging in a threesome with her and another man played by Hugh Dancy.
Although Moore was praised for her performance in the film, Savage Grace itself wasn’t a hit with critics: It currently has a 38 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, and EW gave it a B-. As Owen Gleiberman said in his review, “Savage Grace has been shot with decadent cool creaminess, yet it’s a rather slipshod movie.”