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Before I Disappear

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
A deeply troubled young man (Shawn Christensen) and his precocious niece (Fátima Ptacek) bond during a nighttime odyssey through New York City.

Cast: Shawn Christensen , Fátima Ptacek , Emmy Rossum , Paul Wesley , Ron Perlman , Richard Schiff , Joseph Perrino , Isabelle McNally

Director: Shawn Christensen

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Before I Disappear (2014)

Release Date: March 10th, 2014|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • With nary a likable character in sight until the late arrival of some unearned emotion in the closing scenes, this is a posey, abrasive drama, though one that's stylishly made and acted with more conviction than the script merits. show more

  • Ptacek, as she was in the short, makes a great foil. And the addition of Rossum and Perlman to the cast adds pathos and paranoia, guilt and menace. show more

  • Even at its most compelling, it remains inconsistent and superfluous, a lesson that sometimes a movie can feel more fully formed in 19 minutes rather than 90. show more

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