• High Life (2019)

High Life

Release Date: April 5th, 2019

DVD Release Date: July 9th, 2019

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. They must now rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.

Cast: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth, Lars Eidinger, Agata Buzek, Ewan Mitchell, Scarlett Lindsey

Director: Claire Denis

Genres: Science fiction , Thriller

Production Co: Alcatraz Films, arte France Cinéma, A24, Andrew Lauren Productions, Madants, Arte, Pandora Filmproduktion, BFI Film Fund

Keywords: Quest, Father, Brash, Dark, Mystery, Gripping, Underdog, Daughter, 2010s, Friend, Escape

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Allan HunterScreen International

    High Life offers an uncompromising mind-bender of a deep space journey through destructive desire, faith, trust and the instincts for good and bad that make us merely human. show more

  • 75
    K. Austin CollinsVanity Fair

    The movie seems to be a study of the artificial limits we put on our desires—and the ways those desires naturally betray us. This being Denis, she of course goes above and beyond merely exposing those limits; she must also, of course, expose the audience’s limits in the process. show more

  • 60
    Jordan MintzerThe Hollywood Reporter

    Without Denis’ typically transfixing aesthetics and with a storyline that lumbers along in places, High Life is not always an easy sit, even if occasional outbursts of violence spice up the action in distressing ways. show more

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