• Burning Palms (2011)

Burning Palms

Release Date: January 14th, 2011

DVD Release Date: May 24th, 2011

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

The lives of five people in Los Angeles surge toward a dark and comic fate.

Cast: Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Rosamund Pike, Lake Bell, Shannen Doherty, Paz Vega, Nick Stahl, Robert Hoffman

Director: Christopher Landon

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Films In Motion

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Rex ReedObserver

    Burning Palms is too sick to attract the masses, but he's onto something subversively valid, and the film is never boring. show more

  • 50
    Kevin ThomasLos Angeles Times

    Landon's sardonic view of human nature and deft filmmaking skills - plus a raft of sharp portrayals - keep the viewer from pondering the preposterousness of certain situations and instead encourages going along with the fun. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Never quite achieves the balance of melodrama and dark comedy for which it's aiming. show more

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