Neither ‘Interstellar’ nor ‘Les Misérables’: Anna Hathaway’s highest-rated film is a powerful thriller that almost no one went to see at the cinema – Movie news

Neither ‘Interstellar’ nor ‘Les Misérables’: Anna Hathaway’s highest-rated film is a powerful thriller that almost no one went to see at the cinema – Movie news
Neither ‘Interstellar’ nor ‘Les Misérables’: Anna Hathaway’s highest-rated film is a powerful thriller that almost no one went to see at the cinema – Movie news

The actress is the protagonist of the new film that triumphs on : ‘The idea of ​​having you’

The new film by Anne Hathaway, one of Hollywood’s most beloved actresses, cannot be seen in movie theaters, but The idea of ​​having you It is being the new great success of Prime Video, leading the world top of the most viewed on the platform throughout the weekend – according to data from FlixPatrol-. In it, the actress returns to the romantic comedy to star in Showalter’s new film, in which she plays a divorced mother who goes with her teenage daughter to the famous Coachella festival and meets a 24-year-old singer with whom she ends up starring in an idyll.

The film, which is just a couple of hours long, has had an excellent reception not only among the public, but also among critics, who already point it out as one of the best films of the actress that captivated us with Princess by surprisewe fell in love with The Devil Wears Prada and showed that she was one of the great actresses of her generation with The Miserables -for which she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress- and Interstellar.

However, although together with The Dark Knight Rises, Rachel’s wedding -first Oscar nomination- or Brokeback Mountain, are the most emblematic films of her career, the highest-rated film of the actress’s career is a very different one. A legal thriller based on a true story that almost no one went to see in the cinema but which is considered her best work by critics.

The Anne Hathaway’s highest rated movie is dark watersa legal thriller directed by Todd Haynes (Secrets of a scandal) and released at the end of 2019, which barely grossed $23 million during its run in theaters, but Fortunately you can currently see it as part of the Netflix and Prime Video catalog.

Based on an article by New York Times Magazine, dark waters brings to the screen the case of environmental lawyer Robert Bilott against the multinational DuPont Corporation, after the chemical manufacturing company contaminated various rural areas of the state of Virginia with unregulated chemicals. In the film, Mark Ruffalo plays Robert Bilott, while Hathaway plays Sarah Barlage, his wife.

Although at the beginning of the film Bilott has always acted as a defense lawyer for large companies, he decides to change sides when a farmer contacts him after hundreds of his cattle have died suddenly as a result of suspected poisoning. With his law firm against him, he begins an investigation and subsequent battle over the all-powerful multinational DuPont Corporation, about which he soon discovers that its practices are very unfriendly to the environment and that have been dumping chemical waste for decades.

dark waters “It is not only a judicial drama that doses in a fascinating and intelligent way the data and information that the protagonist discovers as his investigation progresses, but also a feature film that tells us about the human cost behind the business savages of the capitalist industry,” he writes. critic Paula Arantzazu Ruiz in her 4/5 star rating for SensaCine. “A pristine judicial officer, in form and substance, extremely aware of the responsibility he has in his hands.”

Despite its excellent critical reception, dark waters had a limited release in 4 theaters in the United States, although it was later subject to a wider release. However, few people went to see it in the cinema and in the end it barely grossed 23 million compared to the 20 million budget.

 
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