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“Monica” Review: Themes of abandonment, forgiveness, and reconciliation abound in Andrea Pallaoro’s intimate film

Trace Lysette in her first lead role, after appearing in the Amazon series “Transparent” and the film “Hustlers,” is magnetic as a sex worker named Monica, abandoned as a teenager by her mother Eugenia (Patricia Clarkson) who is now terminally ill. She gets the news while going through a messy breakup with her boyfriend, so […]