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Third Wife, The (2018)

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Reviewed on January 25, 2019 by Jon Kaye

Rated NR, Drama, 96 minutes
IMDB 7.2 (130), RT 100% (8 Critics)

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10 out of 10 - More than a beautiful film. Loved it. (Leasha B., Julia D.)
8.0 - Beautiful film. (Eliz.)
7.0 - Brutal at times, slow paced, beautiful visuals. Beautiful cinematography; slow but haunting. (Laurie M., Michael S.)
5.0 - (Carol N.)
4.0 - Beautifully shot, painfully slow, meandering narrative. (Peter T.)

Synopsis
Though only 14 years old, May is selected to be the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Her new home seems idyllic, her husband favours her, and she quickly becomes pregnant with what she is certain will be the desired male progeny. But trouble is quietly brewing: she witnesses a forbidden tryst that will spark a chain reaction of misfortunes — and stir in May urges that until now had been dormant.


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