Does Marion Cotillard forge an anti-Ahab heroine for our time in “Rust and Bone”?

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Marion Cotillard has proven her acting mettle many times over, and sounds like she’s still  forging a distinct destiny as one of the great actors of her generation, with this new performance. Just maybe she’s creating a new sort of anti-Ahab heroine. I look forward to this movie and maybe even to the rare occasion to applaud at the end. Genuine human courage has been forsaken too often in our times. Lance, are you listening?

Thanks for the critical tip-off from my former colleague at the Cap Times, Rob Thomas.

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