(From left) Haley Bennett, Glenn Close and Owen Asztalos in a scene from Hillbilly Elegy, directed by Ron Howard and co-starring Amy Adams. Photo: Lacey Terrell/Netflix (From left) Haley Bennett, Glenn Close and Owen Asztalos in a scene from Hillbilly Elegy, directed by Ron Howard and co-starring Amy Adams. Photo: Lacey Terrell/Netflix
(From left) Haley Bennett, Glenn Close and Owen Asztalos in a scene from Hillbilly Elegy, directed by Ron Howard and co-starring Amy Adams. Photo: Lacey Terrell/Netflix

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Netflix movie review: Hillbilly Elegy – Amy Adams, Glenn Close vie for Oscars in inspirational tale of frustrated white working-class

  • J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir gets the full Hollywood treatment in director Ron Howard’s inspirational tale of addiction, survival, success and sorrow
  • Adams and Close put in great performances, with Close’s stunning turn as the family matriarch putting her in line for an overdue Academy Award

Topic |   American films
(From left) Haley Bennett, Glenn Close and Owen Asztalos in a scene from Hillbilly Elegy, directed by Ron Howard and co-starring Amy Adams. Photo: Lacey Terrell/Netflix (From left) Haley Bennett, Glenn Close and Owen Asztalos in a scene from Hillbilly Elegy, directed by Ron Howard and co-starring Amy Adams. Photo: Lacey Terrell/Netflix
(From left) Haley Bennett, Glenn Close and Owen Asztalos in a scene from Hillbilly Elegy, directed by Ron Howard and co-starring Amy Adams. Photo: Lacey Terrell/Netflix
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