Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Blue Jasmine

Jasmine: 1. Susan Burke and Roisin Tierney Crowe; 2. Alison Miles; 3. Aoife Kane  and Conor Marren. (Pix. BME)

Guests arrived at The Lighthouse Cinema to the smell of fresh Jasmine for the Irish premiere screening of the new movie "Blue Jasmine".

After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal (Alec Baldwin), elegant New York socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) moves into her sister Ginger’s (Sally Hawkins) modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again.

The film has been described  by reviewers as “startling and brilliant”, while New Yorker reviewer David Denby added  “Cate Blanchett gives the most complicated and demanding performance of her movie career."