Ruthe Stein of the San Francisco Chronicle said, "As Rosina's extraordinary fate unfolds in The Governess , the real wonder becomes how British filmmaker Sandra Goldbacher was able to write and direct such an accomplished, touching and original movie her first time out. The screenplay focuses on a young Jewish woman of Sephardic background, who reinvents herself as a gentile governess when she is forced to find work to support her family. If [her] performance is strong, it is less than great, because her face lacks the transparency of expression that would transport us inside her character's mind.
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Barbara Shulgasser of the San Francisco Examiner observed, "Sandra Goldbacher, writing and directing her first feature, is a sure-handed filmmaker. He is delighted to find a kindred spirit in his isolation, and the admiration she feels soon turns to passion that he reciprocates.
Chelsea Mundae 45 Full Frontal. Writer-director Sandra Goldbacher glorifies her heroine at every turn, but she also fills the movie with arid pauses, turning it into a claustrophobic study in repression.
And dramatically, the movie peters out in its disappointingly perfunctory final scenes. Add a comment You must be logged in to post a comment. Their young daughter Clementina initially resists Mary's discipline, but eventually finds in her a friend and companion.