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Safelight (2015)

R | | Drama | 29 April 2016 (UK)
A teenage boy and girl discover a renewed sense of possibility as they go on a road trip to photograph lighthouses along the California coast.

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A teenage boy and girl discover a renewed sense of possibility as they go on a road trip to photograph lighthouses along the California coast.

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On February 17. 2015, the first theatrical trailer was released for the film. Safelight had its world premiere at the Nashville Film Festival on April 17. 2015, and screened at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 25. 2015. See more »

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At the first lighthouse, after looking through Charles' camera and asking about his brother, a microphone pac is visible in Vicki's back pocket. See more »

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Dull, Dull
2 September 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

And no light!

Nowhere in the movie do you see a lighthouse at night with it's light on. The lighthouse light is a warning, a guide, for the seafarer to keep the ship safe. So what's with the name? The movie should have been titled "Lighthouse" because that's where Charles & Viki felt safe during the day. At night it was back to being the solo truck stop hooker for her and store stock boy for him and dealing with the local thugs and her crazy pimp.

Why did Juno Temple do this part? Why did she appear in this flick? She is Juno Temple and this role is beneath her talents and she looked like she knew it. Her role is lifeless as Viki, Evan Peters is lifeless as Charles, and Skid (the pimp character) is more a demon possessed clown, than a mean tough guy.

And to top it off, suddenly the story ends. I didn't get it.


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