Two documentary filmmakers are determined to expose the truth about Maggie, the mysterious leader of a secretive cult who claims to be from the year 2054. Although they believe that everything is nothing more than a fraud, the filmmakers end up driven by her charisma.Written by
When Peter & Lorna were blindfolded at the beginning of the film before being driven to Maggie's location for the first time, the blindfolds changed from being narrow to wide and then back to narrow again. See more »
Maggie? Are you dying?
Yeah. So are you. So is PJ. Joanne's dying. Peter's dying. Lorna's dying. Every life is a death. And most deaths are suicides.
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You're Still My Baby (Tigerheart)
Performed by Libby Gery
Music and Lyrics by Rostam Batmanglij
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Waiting For Further Instructions
For starters - I'd say that there were definitely 2 major shortcomings in Sound Of My Voice (SOMV, for sort) that prevented me from giving it more than a 5-star rating.
(1) On a scale of 1-5, Maggie (though very attractive) only scored a disappointing 2, in my books, when it came to the overall magnetism of her charisma. This ripe, young woman clearly lacked the essential character dynamics to convince me (like she was trying to convince her faithful followers in the story) that she actually came even close to coming from the year 2054.
(2) Regardless of SOMV having only a nothing-budget of just $135,000, this didn't, in any way, excuse the sometimes painfully dry quality of its storytelling.
But, of course, with that said - I am not at all disappointed that I stuck with this bizarre, little film to the very end. 'Cause (in spite of its flaws and its questions left unanswered) at the point when Peter finally met privately with Maggie, that's when the intriguing twist in the story began to take on some real shape and turn into something worth paying attention to.
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