In the era of analog, our film follows the intense times of a young girl named Viena, as she travels with the Fantomes, a post punk band on tour through the American west. When the band has the possibility of sudden success, Viena finds herself involved in a love triangle that will test all of her convictions.
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Stellar cast, but go in without expectations.
This movie is more of a cautionary tale than anything else. I was drawn to it by the incredible cast and after watching it, I found my s/o and I talking about the scenes for the next few days, analyzing, questioning, critiquing. Yes, the film dropped the ball on backstory..but maybe that was the point. We were supposed to follow this girl in this moment in time and that's it. Dakota Fanning (not Ellie, as another reviewer mistakingly called her) was phenomenal as Viena and her love triangle outlined the harrows of an abusive relationship juxtaposed next to a functional and passionate one. I was left wanting to see more of the band and yes, I craved that back story, but I was happy with the result of this movie. Frank Dillane and Caleb Landry Jones were exceedingly fun to watch, as usual. For those who say it meanders, I think that's the point. It escapes from you and with you. And who doesn't love a happy ending?
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