A Russian restaurant exerts a mysterious pull in The Kindness of Strangers, a strange mishmash of the sentimental comedy, domestic abuse drama and modern fairytale. Bringing together a collection of loners, outcasts and runaways, it posits New York as a place of infinite kindness, where dreams can be made and even the most far gone people can learn to be happy again. It’s a sweet ensemble effort, gathering its charm from the broad appeal of its cast. Think Billy Joel’s […]
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