Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga are both superb in Rebecca Hall’s “Passing”.

And in this Heaven Irene sees a vision. A woman of such beauty and grace that both she and the audience are in a sort of delicious trance. And the woman is staring straight at her and smiling. The woman then rises from her chair and appears to be leaving but no, wait, she is actually headed for Irene who is completely flummoxed and does not recognize that it is her old friend Claire from high school who, granted, has undergone a few changes like dying her hair peroxide blond.

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