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Release Date: September 22nd, 2017

R|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Haunted by a profound loss, a young woman remains torn between her fractured emotional state and a potent drug that alters her reality.

Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Pilou Asbæk, Joe Cole, Jack Kilmer, Steph DuVall, Susan Traylor

Director: Kate Mulleavy, Laura Mulleavy

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Waypoint Entertainment, A24

Distributors: A24

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  • Filmmaking craft is not the issue here, it’s the timidity of the storytelling that sits in sharp contrast to the boldness of some of the visual and sonic experimentation. show more

  • There’s a thin, and very jagged, line between the radical mosaic approach to editing and narrative of a film like Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color and the impressionistic jigsaw vagueness of Woodshock, which simply seems reluctant to commit itself to mere coherence, as if that simply were too unchic. show more

  • The main problem is that the directors often struggle to assign meaning to their images that helps advance either the narrative or illuminate the emotional state of their main character. show more

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