Jesse Peretz made his directorial debut with this intimate romantic drama adapted from a short story by Ian McEwan, switching McEwan’s setting from an industrial English seaside town to the Louisiana bayou. Joey and Sissel live in a drab house on stilts, along with Sissel’s lonely younger brother Adrian. After Sissel introduces Joey to her father, Vietnam-vet Henry, the two men form a business catching eels. However, mistrust, anxieties, and arguments threaten the love Joey and Sissel share, and they begin to drift apart.
Director: Jesse Peretz.
Writers: Ian McEwan (short story), David Ryan, Jesse Peretz.
Stars: Natasha Gregson Wagner, Giovanni Ribisi, Robert John Burke, Jeanetta Arnette, Donal Logue, Eli Marienthal, Hugh Joseph Babin, Earl S. Binnings, Howard Barker, Trang Thanh Le, L. Christian Mixon.
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