• High Life (2019)

High Life

Release Date: April 12th, 2019

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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