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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 Wendy Vanden Heuvel ... Topless Bird Woman (as Wendy Vaden Hueval)
Deborah Geffner ... Mom (voice)
Riley Keough ... Sarah
Riki Lindhome ... Actress
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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What are they hiding?


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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kaliforniai rémálom See more »

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$8,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the apartment of the Comic Man, a selection of life casts is hanging on the walls. They feature next Abraham Lincoln, Johnny Depp (mentioned), Raquel Welch, Grace Kelly and ... Kim Kardashian. See more »

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At the chess game with his friend in the garden, Sam seems to move only one white pawn and he leaves it at that, while his friend makes multiple moves without Sam moving anything. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Sam: I found some kind of code or like, secret message in her apartment.
Comic Fan: It means stay quiet. Our world is filled with codes, subliminal messages. From Silverlake to the Hollywood Hills.
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Don't be fooled; This is the only review you will need to read.
5 December 2018 | by SteevoCanuckSee all my reviews

This is the only review you will need to read. This "movie" was made to satisfy and stroke the egos of all involved in its making. There can be no other reason or excuse for this kaleidoscope of mismatched and incoherent ideas and random thoughts. Any ratings above a 5 are surely posted by cast and crew or lonely, pretentious art-house students with nothing better to do after a hard day at school trying to decipher the collective works of David Lynch. To be clear, this movie makes absolutely no sense and has you continuously asking yourself, what, when, where, who, but mostly, why. Be forewarned; there are absolutely no answers. And to top it off, we are held hostage for almost two and a half excruciating hours, squirming uncomfortably as we continuously wrestle with thoughts of just cutting our losses and turning off our TV never to speak of this again. With that said, if you still insist on watching, don't say I didn't warn you and, think of me when the credits are rolling.


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