Conversations with Other Women

Aaron Eckhart and Helena Bonham Carter star in this conversational piece the stuff that film festivals are made of. This poignant film seems basically like an unofficial sequel to the Before Sunrise/Before Sunset films. Maybe an 'After Sunset', the Sunset of youth that is. However, the actors are fantastic playing pathetic characters. The dialog is smart and the gimmick of splitting the screen to show two different viewpoints generally works OK -- though the differences are not very pronounced oftentimes making the argument that maybe the split screen is nothing but a gimmick after all.