She confesses to her family that it was an accident, a failed plan to hide Tom for a short while to make it appear he was missing, to induce Scott to come home and prevent her father leaving Christy for Jess. It is clear that Cynthia somehow can survive by the money she receives from Maurice. He tells us about the values of his humanistic Zionist parents from whom he learnt that violence is used only to defend the family and the State of Israel; that it should be controlled and specific against acts of terror. A fight ensues and a drunken Natalie alludes that Ben's a killer. Jennifer tells him about Seth Goring, the prime suspect in the murder of a little girl. Cornell needs a statement from Dave, so Ben goes to get him at the guest house.
Hortense then wants to know who her father is, to which Cynthia refuses to answer. After witnessing all this Hortense tries to leave but Maurice stops her, admiring her courage for trying to find her own past, although he will not reveal who her father was either. Cynthia relays this information to Hortense, who replies that, despite the likelihood of her feeling somewhat awkward, agrees to attend and pose as a colleague from work. Later, upon returning home from a run, he sees Cornell and Christy entering the garage.
Scott threatens to kill him, if Ben does not get sent to prison. Maurice and Cynthia only occasionally see each other, despite not living particularly far from one another, but both look forward to celebrating Roxanne's 21st birthday. However, when Monica inadvertently confirms this as true, Roxanne is horrified and storms out of the house. She rings Cynthia again and manages to convince her to meet her. Monica comes across as abrupt, but later scenes reveal that she suffers from severe and makes concerted efforts to placate matters and be contrite. What she can now tell with mature insight will shatter all preconceptions.
Both are frustrated with one another and getting on one another's nerves. He discovers dozens of flashlights carefully placed in rows inside. Roxanne dismisses this claim and states that she has had too much to drink. Ben's family is shocked at the news. Cynthia then explains that Roxanne's father was an American medical student vacationing in Benidorm whom she met at a. But one mystery remains: Will the drama get renewed? Unfortunately, that answer is still up in the air.
Abby then calls him to say that she just wanted to be alone. He makes his living as a house painter and has been best friends with his tenant, Dave, since high school. It moves us on a human level, it keeps us guessing during scenes as unpredictable as life, and it shows us how ordinary people have a chance of somehow coping with their problems, which are rather ordinary, too. Detective Andrea Cornell initially thinks Ben is guilty of killing Tom, and the media quickly stakes out the Crawford home. He reminded her that you must keep what you have promised. Ben manages to briefly escape and call Cornell on Kevin's cell phone.
However, his innocence came to light afterwards. Cornell quickly arrives, responding to a text he sent her. Married to Christy and father to Natalie and Abby, Ben is fiercely protective of his family and children. Ben realizes that this is Cornell's personal payback for visiting the jail. A fight ensues and a drunken Natalie alludes that Ben's a killer.
He is surprised to see the likes of her there, and she reveals that Cornell is her mother. Ben finds a cigarette near the car and later sees a trail of blood leading to his garage. Jess has pressed rape charges against him. Leigh's marvelous achievement is not only in capturing emotional clarity on film, but also in illustrating the ways in which families start to heal and find a certain bravery in their efforts. After a while things have calmed down and Hortense is free to visit Cynthia and Roxanne at their home.
In Charlotte, North Carolina sorgt die Nachricht für großes Aufsehen. His wife Christy's divorce lawyer assists Ben, who later takes Cornell on the route he took the morning he found Tom. Cynthia then accuses Monica of being selfish. Her prime suspect is Kate's husband, Eric Warner.
Jess tells Ben that she only told her sister Nicole about it. She lives with her other illegitimate daughter Roxanne, a street sweeper, with whom she has a fraught relationship. The top secret paper stored in Olbricht's safe. Christy confronts Ben about the night of Tom's conception, when she and the girls were at her brother's house following a fight with Ben, right after her abortion.
Dave gives Ben the flashlight, revealing he had dug it up and saved Ben from going to prison, and they destroy it. Did the online video provide you with a better ending? Cornell arrives, showing Ben and Christy footage from when he threatened someone at the party. Cornell gets involved, but she still suspects Ben. The film was one of the competitors for the at the , where it eventually won three awards, including the award for Blethyn and the Palme d'Or. Ben presses Cornell to question Scott about the murder.