They give you the bad news straight away, which makes you dread the next 100+ minutes ... it's 111 minutes so at least 11 minutes too long. The mother's depression, her mental illness, wasn't explored very well ... you don't really understand why she snapped. Andre as inescapable despot or monster? Saint as predator? I don't know if I buy it ... the mother would need to have very weak social ties for them to hold such sway. Anyway, I didn't fast forward at all, yellow rating.