"Puzzle" Puts Pieces Together

by Luca Celada July 28, 2018

Kelly Macdonald plays a New Jersey mother and housewife to a provincial man (played by David Denman) who expects dinner on the table every night. Caught in her routine life without much hope of escape she discovers a passion for jigsaw puzzles, which leads her to open up her mind and heart to a new exciting world as she enters a puzzle tournament in Atlantic City. Directed by Marc Turtletaub, the movie is an American remake of Rompecabezas, a 2010 Argentine film directed by Natalia Smirnoff. The HFPA's Katherine Tulich spoke with lead actors Kelly Macdonald and David Denham as well as director Marc Turtletaub for this report.