“Undone” is about a 28-year-old woman named Alma (Rosa Salazar) who suffers a serious car accident and develops the ability to communicate with her long-dead father Jacob (Bob Odenkirk). She also becomes unstuck in time, and learns to bounce back and forth across decades to try to understand how her father died.
The show leaves many questions open, including whether Anna is really traveling through time, or suffering from a serious mental illness. The show, which reminds us of Richard Linklater’s “A Scanner Darkly,” occupies an interesting place between real-life and dreams. It makes you appreciate life, reality, and the ability to tell reality from dreams.
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