“Diane,” or when you come to grips with your present and the past gives you a jolt of bitterness

"Diane" premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
Mary Kay Place, Jake Lacy and Estelle Parsons
Directed by Kent Jones

For Diane (Mary Kay Place), a kind of selfless stoic, everyone else comes first. Generous but with little patience for self-pity, she spends her days checking in on sick friends, volunteering at her local soup kitchen, and trying courageously to save her troubled, drug-addicted adult son (Jake Lacy) from himself. But beneath her unending routine of self-sacrifice, Diane is struggling with her own ... more >