During a lull in my Netflix viewing schedule, I have delved into the films of Vera Farmiga, an intriguing actress who seems to be on the rise. I enjoyed her performance with George Clooney in Up in the Air a couple years ago.
Gina Kim's film shows us a successful American urban couple trying to conceive a child. Sophie (Vera Farmiga) and Andrew (David McInnis) are under pressure from his devout Korean catholic family. After her husband's disturbing suicide attempt, Sophie becomes more desperate to become pregnant. She seeks the help of a handsome Korean immigrant she sees turned away at her fertility clinic and offers him a "job" that will change both their lives.
Farmiga is wonderful to watch as this story unfolds slowly. I look forward to watching several of her more recent films.