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One of the year’s buzzier films is being released in three different versions
Correction: Appended, Aug. 29.
When a romantic couple dissolves its coupledom, each participant has a version of how, why and what next. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby–a trilogy of films starring Jessica Chastain as a woman improbably named after the mournful Beatles song about all the lonely people–is a breakup story that tries to reflect both sides by telling two tales, one of the husband, played by James McAvoy, and one of the wife. …