MEASURE OF REVENGE – Review by Martha K Baker

Measure of Revenge is suffused with intricacies, double meanings, and foreshadows. The film, directed by Peyfa, exhibits a masterful use of flashbacks, in particular scenes from Lillian’s (Melissa Leo) famous roles, in The Scarlet Letter and Hamlet, for example, with allusions to literature that include Edgar Allen Poe. Measure of Revenge almost demands a second viewing to catch all the lines and allusions. It helps to have done your homework.

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