Louder than Bombs(2015)
Break the silence.
Intimate drama about a family grieving over their deceased mother/wife. Stars Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert and Amy Ryan.... More
On the eve of an exhibition honouring noted war photographer Isabelle Reed (Huppert), whose career was cut short in the wake of her untimely death, a father and two sons grapple with her domestic and professional legacy. Flashbacks of Isabelle’s conflated role of wife, mother and photojournalist intermingle with the present-day attempts of the Reeds to manage their grief amid combat of a different kind.
Family patriarch Gene (Byrne) discovers secrets about his late spouse while pursuing a new romance and struggling to connect with teenage son Conrad (Devin Druid), who hides in video games and introspection. Adult son Jonah (Eisenberg) takes leave from academic and married life to organise his mother’s archive, only to slip into reckless behaviour. Past and present coalesce in sharp focus as the surviving Reeds come to terms with love and loss — locating in memories both painful and joyous the skills they need to soldier on…Hide