‘State of the Union’ Review: A 10-Minute Fix for a Broken Marriage — and TV

‘State of the Union’ Review: A 10-Minute Fix for a Broken Marriage — and TV
“Discussing a malfunctioning marriage is depressing and time-consuming,” Rosamund Pike’s Louise tells her husband, Tom (Chris O’Dowd), late in Sundance’s excellent and experimental new series State of the Union. The show, reuniting the High Fidelity team of writer Nick Hornby and director Stephen Frears, aims to prove her wrong on both counts.

Each of its 10 episodes runs only 10 minutes(*), taking place entirely in and around the pub where the estranged spouses meet to pregame their weekly marriage counseling. And the installments are lightly comedic at least as
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