In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.
Diane fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. As these pieces of her existence begin to fade, she finds herself confronting memories she'd sooner forget than face.
A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
This is a pretty good but very weird punk rock indie drama that had its wider release last year.
The movie is almost like 5 short films in one, or like a play, even. It's about a washed-up all-girl punk band and the lead singer's relationship with her bandmates and her family. This movie can be really over-the-top and crazy, the main character kinda feels like Harley Quinn at times, but it can also be really down-to-earth and quiet. I really loved the look of this movie, it goes from being really dark and colourful and dirty to more well-lit and clean as the main character develops. I found her performance a little bit too much and one-note at times, but Elizabeth Moss really shows her range by the end of the movie. The rest of the actors are good too! The story moves a little slowly and the movie is a little too long, but overall, this is a solid film.
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