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PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE, THE

USA, 2009 (MIFF 2009, International Panorama)

Director: Rebecca Miller

“A grown-up love story that's rambling, quirky and sharp-eyed.” - Screen International

Pippa (Robin Wright Penn) seems to have the perfect life. A model spouse to her older husband (Alan Arkin), she spends her time throwing dinner parties and socialising. But something's amiss behind the Stepford wife facade - and as Pippa starts to desperately question the nature of her true identity, memories of her wild and troubled youth return to haunt her.

Adapted by director Rachel Miller from her own novel, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is a wry and touching story about a woman learning to live for herself.

Features an all-star cast that includes Julianne Moore, Keanu Reeves and Wynona Ryder.

“About the bewildering ways we become who we are, the daily steps we take that end up being called ‘a life'.” - author Nick Flynn

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