Sam, a disenchanted young man, finds a mysterious woman swimming in his apartment's pool one night. The next morning, she disappears. Sam sets off across LA to find her, and along the way he uncovers a conspiracy far more bizarre.
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
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Sam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), frolicking in his apartment's swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy in the City of Angels.Written by
"Under the Silver Lake" is a superbly strange, interesting, clever, witty kind of slacker suspense story which is undercut by the New Millennium Curse (NMC).
You see, in the new millennium, almost all movies are cursed in the following way: they are too long. This is fatal to a thriller. The movie assembles its conspiracy with details that are too spaced out to be easily correlated in the viewer's mind, and thus, suspense does not build.
However, there is a lot to like about the movie besides that. Andrew Garfield, particularly, is brilliant in the lead role.
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