Let’s talk about the idea of rapture, not in the Biblical sense, but in the secular world. The definitions of the word reveal that it can mean both a state of ecstasy and the concept of being swept away from your current surroundings. Much of the time, moviegoers are looking for exactly this feeling, although we usually just call it escapism. Writer/director Sarah Polley’s second film, Take This Waltz
, is a penetrating and engrossing character study about a woman looking to be enraptured that enraptures its audience at the same time.
Margot (Michelle Williams) is a 28-year-old freelance writer who has been married for a few years to Lou (Seth Rogen), a ...