• Anesthesia (2016)


Release Date: January 8th, 2016

DVD Release Date: June 21st, 2016

R |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

The lives of a self-destructive student (Kristen Stewart), a hard-drinking housewife (Gretchen Mol) and an impoverished junkie (K. Todd Freeman) are linked to the brutal attack of a Columbia University philosophy professor (Sam Waterston).

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Sam Waterston, Glenn Close, Gretchen Mol, Tim Blake Nelson, Corey Stoll, Michael Kenneth Williams, K. Todd Freeman

Director: Tim Blake Nelson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Grand Schema

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film is focused enough on relationships not to sound preachy. show more

  • 70
    David D'ArcyScreen International

    Anesthesia comes from the heart, as few films do these days. show more

  • 50
    Molly EichelPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The irony of Anesthesia is that, while it uses interconnectivity as a storytelling mechanism, the characters do not really connect. show more

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