Entrepreneur Rory (Jude Law), relocates his wife Allison (Carrie Coon) and their children from suburban America to his native England with dreams of profiting from booming 1980’s London. While Rory thrives chasing lofty deals in the city, Allison and the kids struggle to adapt. Once a businesswoman in her own right, Allison now finds herself idle in a run-down mansion they can’t afford to furnish. As the isolation of their new home drives the family further apart, and the promise of a lucrative new beginning starts to unravel, Rory and Allison have to face the unwelcome truths lying beneath the surface of their marriage.
“ ★★★★ The Guardian. It’s elegantly constructed and precisely composed, with Durkin painstakingly recreating an era without falling into nostalgic overload ” more
“ The Hollywood Reporter. A beautifully modulated chamber piece, played by a crack ensemble led by Jude Law as a flashy Cockney on the make and Carrie Coon as his increasingly disillusioned American wife. ” more
“ Variety. Movies almost never deal with the intricacies of marriage: finances, schooling, finding the right work-life balance. By contrast, “The Nest” burrows into the minutiae, and the rewards of going along with the O’Haras are worth it. ” more