Ashley Judd plays a successful music professor and happy wife and mother in “Helen”. The movie opens up with a birthday party for the character Ashley Judd at her home celebrating her birthday with her friends and family. The next scene subtly leads you into the transition of Judd’s character and the connection she shares with her student Laura Lee Smith who carries her own demons.  Goran Visnjic  ,plays Judd’s husband, Alexia Fast plays her daughter  both  who give convincing performances.  This movie is intense and emotional, Judd and Smith , holds  on to the complexity of the illness during the entire movie with a realistic portrayal.  Directed by, Sandra Nettlebeck


If you enjoy detective shows then you must pick upm“Luther” season 2 , or better yet stream  the 1st and 2nd seasons on Netflix,  starring Golden Globe winner Idris Elba.


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