The Deep Blue Sea

Reel Women: A Love Unmatched in 'The Deep Blue Sea'

by Britt Hayes April 10, 2012 @ 12:45 AM
Music Box Films
No, this isn't a film in which Samuel L. Jackson poignantly understands unrequited love perceived as female psychosis via the metaphor of a shark. This is Terence Davies' 'The Deep Blue Sea,' starring Rachel Weisz as Hester, a woman with a name that, too obviously, serves as a thinly-veiled allusion to 'The Scarlet Letter.'