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Nobody will miss this Miss. Strindberg's play about class warfare--as seen through the doomed relationship of a bossy noblewoman (Burrows) and her lustful servant (Mullan)--seems contemporary under Figgis' flashy directing. Unfortunately, Figgis has not learned a lesson from his last eye-rolling snoozer, The End of Sexual Innocence. His technique is annoying, leaving the audience more conscious of the director's hand than the story (hand-held cameras and split-screen visuals don't add much).
While it's good to see a classic work reframed for the screen, one wishes Figgis could've ditched the auteuristic onanism in favor of more thoughtful character study.