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“Win Win” Certainly Feels Like It

In possibly his best film, Tom McCarthy delivers a moving comedy about taking control of your life in Win Win

In the opening sequence of Win Win (2011), a young redheaded girl (Clare Foley) climbs in bed with her mother in the space where her father should be. “Where’s daddy?” she whispers.

Eyes closed, her mother answers, “He’s running.”

The little girl considers a moment before asking, “From what?”

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