Isabel (Michelle Williams) is an American aid worker at an orphanage in Kolkata who travels to New York at the behest of a media mogul, Theresa (Julianne Moore), who is selling her company and dangling a $2 million donation. During their first meeting at Theresa’s capacious Manhattan office, Theresa brings up the wedding of her daughter, Grace (Abby Quinn), at the family home in Long Island the following day and invites Isabel to attend. Isabel’s arrival at the estate shared by Theresa and her sculptor husband, Oscar (Billy Crudup), triggers a cascade of dramatic events. Regrettably, the film’s underwire of tension, taut and throbbing in the first act, begins to loosen in the second and goes completely slack in the final third. CONTINUE READING>>