The Hottest State
R| 1 hr. 56 min.
A struggling actor (Mark Webber) and his lover (Catalina Sandino Moreno) have a rocky relationship.
Director: Ethan Hawke
Could be an overwrought mess if it were in less capable hands. But Webber and Moreno are so good, it's hard to believe they're not really deeply and meaningfully in lust. show more
Hawke has made this movie his way and the result is a story that is by turns romantic and disquieting. It's well worth the price of admission. show more
In The Hottest State, Hawke uses fairly standard childhood motivations for his unhappiness and reveals too little real interest in the Sara character. show more