Picture from Evening
Overall C-

In the evening of her life, an elderly woman named Ann Grant (Vanessa Redgrave) confesses her darkest secret to her two daughters (Natasha Richardson and Toni Collette), in the hopes of helping them avoid making her same mistakes. Claire Danes plays young Ann, while Hugh Dancy and Patrick Wilson play the men in her life.

Violence B
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C-
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some thematic elements, sexual material, a brief accident scene and language.


The most recent home video release of this movie is September 25, 2007. Here are some details…

Evening comes to DVD with two featurettes in its shadow: One Weekend By The Sea: Remembering Evening, and Adapting Evening. The disc also offers a peek at some deleted scenes. Audio tracks are in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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The accomplished female cast members in this movie have all starred as leading ladies in other films. Look for Claire Danes as an abused girlfriend in The Rainmaker, Glenn Close as a mail-order-bride in Sarah Plain and Tall and Vanessa Redgrave in a tragic love triangle in the musical Camelot. Meryl Streep stole the show as a hellish employer in The Devil Wears Prada.