• Braid (2019)

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Release Date: February 1st, 2019

R |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

Two wanted women decide to steal from a wealthy and mentally unstable friend who lives in a fantasy world. To get her money, the fugitives must take part in a deadly and perverse game of make-believe in a sprawling yet decaying estate. As things become increasingly hallucinatory and violent, the duo soon realize that obtaining the cash may be the least of their concerns.

Cast: Madeline Brewer, Imogen Waterhouse, Sarah Hay, Scott Cohen, Brad Calcaterra, Zoe Feigelson, Dhoni Middleton, Tai Lyn Sandhu

Director: Mitzi Peirone

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Keywords: Rivalry, Transformation, Murder, Quest, Friend, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jared MobarakThe Film Stage

    Peirone reverses the usual trend of providing answers so her audience can open its eyes, inundating us with more and more questions thanks to a full sensory overload of sight and sound instead. Time becomes malleable, danger but a brief interlude forgotten as quickly as it was born. She removes the pathways from one scene to another so we can find ourselves in the same bottomless rabbit hole as her characters. show more

  • 88
    Matt Zoller SeitzRogerEbert.com

    Then comes another scene nonsensical scene, and another, and another, each seemingly disconnected from the scene that preceded it. Plot, logic, continuity, become even more meaningless than they were already, which is saying something. It's as if the movie itself has lost its mind. And it was at that point, dear reader, that the reviewer fell in love with the movie. show more

  • 60
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Braid ultimately offers far more style than substance. But it provides many memorable moments and stunning visuals along the way, making it a cinematic ride worth experiencing for more adventurous viewers. show more

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