Eugene O’Neill’s “A Long Day’s Journey Into Night” is three hours of misery, despair and dysfunction in search of a plot. It’s also a superb vehicle for great actors with the requisite theatrical chops. A new production offers three dazzling and passionate performances.
The Berlin Film Festival reaches its climax tomorrow, when the winners of the bear awards will be announced. Eighteen movies are competing. The jury is led by the U.K. film director Mike Leigh and includes actors Charlotte Gainsbourg and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Angelina Jolie and Meryl Streep are among the stars flying in for this month’s Berlin Film Festival, bringing political movies to an event that promises to mix a dash of Hollywood glamour with hard-hitting, topical themes.