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Under the Silver Lake (2018)

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Sam, intelligent but without purpose, 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.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Garfield ... Sam
Wendy Vanden Heuvel ... Topless Bird Woman (as Wendy Vaden Hueval)
Deborah Geffner ... Mom (voice)
Riley Keough ... Sarah
Riki Lindhome ... Actress
Jeannine Cota Jeannine Cota ... Botox Reporter (as Jennine Cota)
Chris Gann ... Jefferson Sevence
Callie Hernandez ... Millicent Sevence
Jessica Makinson ... Mrs. Sevence
Reese Hartwig ... Sevence Kid #1
Izzie Coffey ... Sevence Kid #2
Kayla DiVenere ... Sevence Kid #3 (as Kayla Di Venere)
Tucker Meek ... Sevence Kid #4
Sky Elobar ... Clerk
Stephanie Moore ... Brunette Roomate
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Storyline

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 A24

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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, violence, language throughout and some drug use | See all certifications »

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Under the Silver Lake See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,270, 21 April 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$35,270, 21 April 2019
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2.35 : 1
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Dakota Johnson was cast in the lead female role but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Riley Keough replaced her. See more »

Goofs

When the actress (Riki Lindhome) made her first visit to Sam, bringing sushi, he picks up the food bag with only socks, the next scene he shows up with his sneakers. See more »

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Sam: Could any of this be connected to Sarah?
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References Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) See more »

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Screwed Up Running
Written by Michael Turner
Performed by Michael Turner and Mark Ullrich
Sam wanders dazed in traffic as cars rush by
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Like a riddle without the punchline
15 April 2019 | by YogaPantsNeverLieSee all my reviews

While this was rather an enjoyable little 'trip', this adventure mystery romp, the ending ruined it by not giving proper closure to the story. Like being told a joke or asked a riddle and then not giving the punchline it leaves an unsatisfied taste in the mouth. This seems to be happening more and more these days in films, is it a lack of talent in storytelling , a pretentious trend or just plain laziness masquerading as 'art'. Either way it's bloody annoying.


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