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'Marriage Story' explores the pain and confusion of divorce

(CNN)"Marriage Story" is an ironic title for writer-director Noah Baumbach's latest foray into family dysfunction, since "Divorce Story" would be more accurate. There's method to that, however, in this look at how a couple reaches the point of divided harmony, with Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson portraying the conflicted spouses.Baumbach charted divorce from the perspective of the kids in "The Squid and the Whale," but here it's the parents who take center stage. They're already in the throes of splitting up when the movie begins, a process that turns out to be neither as easy nor as civil as they originally discussed and intended.Driver's Charlie is a director of avant-garde theater who has been living in Brooklyn with his actress wif ...
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