The Changeling was Jay Stern's first feature. It is an adaptation of the play written in 1622 by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley — a story of desire, love, deceit, and murder.
Baldo and Herlich are exceptionally effective as they illuminate a perversely fascinating relationship that evolves into something not entirely unlike love.
Performances so well rounded, while also remaining distinctly and emotionally pointed, that they might as well be unfolding but a few feet from the viewer.
A timeless tale of true love in digital video...recalls Roman Polanski’s film version of Macbeth.