• Allure (2018)


Release Date: March 16th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Although Laura works as a house cleaner for her father's company, her personal life is not so pristine. Rough around the edges, looking for love in all the wrong places, her behavior points to hardships of the past. One day Laura meets Eva, a quiet teenager who is unhappy with her disciplined life. In Eva, Laura rediscovers an innocent tenderness. In Laura, Eva finds a thrilling rebel who can bring her into unknown territories. Their mutual attraction soon morphs into obsession.

Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Julia Sarah Stone, Denis O'Hare, Maxim Roy, Joe Cobden

Director: Carlos Sanchez , Jason Sanchez

Genres: Drama

Keywords: House, Intense, Bar, Mother, Forbidden love, Fall, Emotional, Growing up, Father, 2010s, Escape, Daughter, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Jon FroschThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sluggish and somber, with nary a wink, chuckle or sigh of relief to mitigate the misery, the film is a slog. That's unfortunate, because the writer-directors have a strong visual sense, and, in Wood, a magnetic lead. show more

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Despite a threadbare screenplay featuring overfamiliar motifs, the movie gains traction as a result of a committed, riveting performance by Evan Rachel Wood. show more

  • 50
    Kate TaylorThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The drama is memorable but often feels grimly unpleasant rather than moving. And, as always, it’s frustrating to see Montreal cast as some anonymous and unilingual North American city. show more

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