Domnhall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander star in Alex Garland's directorial debut
Rossellini is a French governess who has taken care of a young girl (Johnes) since her parents died in a plane crash. But a curious relationship develops between Rossellini and the girl's grandmother (in whose house they are staying), culminating in a contest to determine who is the better guardian. In her first feature Rathborne seems unsure how to pitch the tone.
Is it a David Lynch-type look at the darker side or an altogether straighter consideration of child abuse? Still, the performances are well judged, and if Zelly and Me is ultimately a little uneven, it is nevertheless well worth a look.
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