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(A&F links to Blue Valentine (2010) and The Place Beyond the Pines (2012).) Amazon link to the novel by M.L. Stedman. The New Yorker: “Told with the authoritative simplicity of a fable, this début novel by an Australian lawyer living in London considers the question of what the right thing to do is when the pursuit of one’s own happiness becomes a zero-sum game. Set in the years after the First World War in a lighthouse in the far west of Australia, the story begins with the familiar trope of the stranger who arrives in a storm. Here the stranger is a newborn baby, whom the lighthouse keep
Cianfrance and Gosling team up again (Blue Valentine) for a crime thriller in which Gosling plays a motorcycle stuntman contemplating committing a crime in order to provide for his newborn son, and the subsequent actions that place him on a collision course with a cop turned politician (Bradley Cooper).