Some Velvet Morning

Some Velvet Morning

In theaters 

Neil LaBute returns to his roots in this acerbic relationship drama

Blonde beauty Velvet (Alice Eve) is relaxing in her apartment one morning when there's a knock on the door. Fred (Stanley Tucci), a middle aged man, is stood there, suitcase in hand - he's finally left his wif...read more

Blonde beauty Velvet (Alice Eve) is relaxing in her apartment one morning when there's a knock on the door. Fred (Stanley Tucci), a middle aged man, is stood there, suitcase in hand - he's finally left his wife and is ready to be with her. All the stuff of cliché except for one small detail - Velvet hasn't seen him for years. Oh, and another: she's having an affair with Fred's married son.

The subject of troubled male-female relationships marks a return to his roots for director Neil LaBute, whose past three films (Lakeview Terrace, The Wicker Man, Death at a Funeral) encompassed a wide range of issues, from racism to a murder, but ultimately flailed to hold the attention of audiences and critics.

StarringStanley Tucci, Alice Eve

Directed byNeil LaBute

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