Damsel

Release Date: June 22nd, 2018

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.

Cast: Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, David Zellner, Nathan Zellner, Robert Forster, Joseph Billingiere, Morgan Lund, Ray Kelleher

Director: David Zellner , Nathan Zellner

Genres: Comedy , Western

Production Co: Great Point Media

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The writer-directors are so intent on upending expectations and startling the audience that the effort shows far too much and, in the weak second half, ends up being terribly self-conscious. show more

  • 50
    Tiffany TchobanianFilm Threat

    The Zellner Brothers wanted to create something that pokes fun at the genre and mixes things up in a creative and refreshing way. Unfortunately, the result is mildly funny and disappointingly predictable film. show more

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Throwing darts at genre conventions while honouring what is eternally mythic about the milieu, this comedy-drama draws off-kilter performances from Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska that subtly (and sometimes not so subtly) reframe archetypes and consistently set us back on our heels. show more

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