SURVIVING: Becca (Nicole Kidman, above) has her own way of grieving the death of her young son.

Rabbit Hole

Directed by John Cameron Mitchell

Rabbit Hole, adapted by David Lindsay-Abaire from his Pulitzer Prize–winning play about a couple struggling to cope with the death of their little boy, has a limited imaginative reach. But the familiar can wield considerable power when the writing is honest and specific. The film, beautifully directed by John Cameron Mitchell, is ex­tremely affecting.


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