Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)
October 19, 2007
Rated R for drug content and language
After an unspeakable tragedy, two people get a second chance at life in "Things We Lost in the Fire." When Audrey Burke (Halle Berry) loses her husband in an act of random violence, she forges an unlikely relationship with Jerry Sunborne (Benicio Del Toro), her husband's best friend from childhood. Jerry is a heroin user; his addiction has destroyed everything that was once important to him. As Audrey discovers that Jerry is the only person...
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After Agent Mulder is murdered, Storm strikes up an unlikely friendship with the Wolfman in Things We Lost in the Fire
, a touching but not particularly memorable drama about two people who have to cope with their losses in different ways. Those of you scratching your heads at my opening sentence may interpret the plot as this: after David Duchovny is murdered in a freak incident, his grieving wife, played by Halle Berry, invites her late husband's troubled best friend, played by Benicio Del Toro, to live with her and her children, despite his struggle with drug addiction.
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