Still Life: Mourning has broken

Writer/ producer/director Uberto Pasolini’s mild, pleasant Still Life gives that talented character actor Eddie Marsan a chance to take center stage, and he proves more than up to the task.

Marsan plays John May, a mild-mannered public servant who dutifully arranges for the burial or cremation of those recently departed with no family or friends. That May himself is a solitary individual with no apparent family or friends is among the film’s genteel ironies. He even keeps an album of photos of his “clientele.”

When he loses his job, May becomes intent on finishing his last assignment, regarding one William Stoke. Whether it be a final battle, mission, heist or simply the matter of tracking down a single individual’s history, in the world of film it’s bound to

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