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May 11, 2018

At the Movies: In ‘Tully,' a rare close-up of postnatal motherhood

By JAKE COYLE
AP Film Writer

Marlo (Charlize Theron), the mother of two plus an unplanned-for newborn, is reaching the limits of exhaustion.

NEW YORK — The title character of Jason Reitman's “Tully” descends not from the clouds, carried by an umbrella in the wind, but glides cheerfully through the front door on a black night. She arrives just as Marlo (Charlize Theron), the mother of two plus an unplanned-for newborn, is reaching the limits of exhaustion.


 
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