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C M United States (11/28/2004 6:59:00 PM)

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It was really well done, however, I thought they really brushed over her mental illness and severe depression. She had a haunted soul, and they made her out to be only possessive wife without touching on what really tormented her. They also said little about her father, which was such a driving force in her poetry.

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  • Duane Harris (11/29/2004 9:01:00 PM) Post reply

    Exactly. They barely covered ted's affairs, he had more than one. And made her out to look like a total shrew without touching on the effect Otto's death had on her and if I hadn't known the story I really wouldn't have guessed that she suffered from depression. Though I do think Paltrow and Craig both pulled off their characters well. I would have alos like there to have been a little more poetry (both hers and his) instead of just the few snippets given.

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