An alluring former actress hopes to make a triumphant return to show business in this acclaimed documentary from filmmaker Robert Greene. Brandy Burre had a recurring role on HBO’s "The Wire" when she gave up her career to settle down and start a family in a small suburban town. When she decides to reclaim her life as an actor, the domestic world she’s carefully created begins to crumble around her. A portrait of a complicated woman in a familiar story, ACTRESS is a film about starring in the movie of your life.

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3.2 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings


Critics Consensus: Steadfastly holding the viewer's interest even as it skirts the edges of documentary cinema, Actress is a demanding watch that rewards the effort.

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