CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR–FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on July 5th, reviewing “The Lesson,” a modern film noir featuring Richard E. Grant and Julie Delpy. In theaters since July 7th. !—break—>
his is the story of Liam (Daryl McCormick), a writer and tutor who gets a plum assignment at the home of the Sinclairs, whose patriarch J.M.(Richard E. Grant) is LIam’s favorite author … although he’s become a recluse due to the death of his beloved son. Liam is tutoring his nervous younger son Bertie (Stephen McMillan), who is overseen by his mother Helene (Julie Delpy). At first J.M. ignores Liam, until it becomes apparent that the tutor can help get his latest novel to its completion. It’s the secrets revealed in the context of that situation that will change everything.