The bio pic Jackie (best actress nominee Natalie Portman) offers an intimate portrait of Mrs Kennedy in the days following her husband’s assassination. The Light between Oceans features Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander as a couple who withdraw from the world to an manage a lighthouse. When they find an abandoned child, should they report it, or keep the child? A Man called Ove is an adaptation of Frederick Backman’s story about an irascible older man who forms a tentative friendship with a young couple. In the period drama The Dressmaker (Kate Winslet) plays a Paris designer who returns to the Australian Outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother.
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson