Cristina Odone

Steven Spielberg and the truth about divorce

Michelle Williams as Mitzi and Mateo Zoryan as Sammy in The Fabelmans (Credit: Universal Pictures)

Steven Spielberg has suggested that The Fabelmans, his latest film, is a $40 million therapy project. The Fabelmans focuses on divorce and in doing so holds a mirror to the director’s own parents’ split.

In its unblinking depiction of what has for so many become a rite of passage – almost one in two marriages end in divorce — the film makes for uncomfortable viewing. Spielberg refuses

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