Resurrection is a 2022 psychopathic thriller in which the quiet life of a successful businesswoman/single mother is disrupted by her traumatic past.
Written and directed by Andrew Semans (Nancy, please).
The Secret Engine-Square Peg production stars Rebecca Hall, Angela Wong Carbone, Josh Drennen, Rosemary Howard, Winsome Brown and Tim Roth.
“Director Andrew Semans has delivered a chilling and tense psychological thriller. But his scenario leaves me too cold. I invested fully in this character’s turbulent emotional journey, only to find little satisfaction in the payoff. Hall, Roth and Kaufman back up this material, all of which deliver capable performances. Hall, in particular, keeps this material from sinking into a quagmire of misery. CineFiles
“Resurrection is a tedious one-note paranoid thriller that never shifts gears to get out of its rut. With slick production values and a tony cast led by Rebecca Hall and Tim Roth, writer-director Andrew Semans’ first feature in a decade since the similar plot Nancy, Please tries to build suspense but has failed. much of a clue on how to tease and seduce an audience. Deadline
“If nothing else, Andrew Semans is attached to this gimmick and certainly doesn’t get away with it during the climax, which is ultimately what drives Resurrection bag mixed up worth checking […] Resurrection could have been a truly unforgettable experience with a few tweaks and a bit more depth to its storyline […] but it’s most certainly compelling shock value elevated by Rebecca Hall taking such a trashy thriller seriously. Glittering Myth
“It has the feeling of a short stretched beyond its limits, with all that initial tension dissipating, and while there’s certainly something jarring about the gonzo violence of the finale, it’s otherwise ineffective. Semans chooses to end on a surreal and ambiguous note, but it’s a less daring note and more due to a lack of better ideas. Hall is once again supreme, the film, again, less so. guardian
“…Semans playfully borrows from a myriad of stalker films and even approaches a Sixth Sense element of the supernatural. The story sticks to Margaret’s point of view, constantly keeping us off guard and guessing until the bloody, horror-tinged ending. The accumulation is a little too slow…” The Hollywood Reporter
“Whereas Resurrection heading towards a seemingly inevitable denouement for Margaret and everyone in her immediate orbit is Hall’s awe-inspiring and awe-inspiring performance as a woman breaking under the harrowing, unquantifiable weight of guilt, trauma and grief. loss that makes Resurrection an irresistible watch from the moment it enters the frame in the first moments until the deliberately ambiguous final image. Screen anarchy
“It’s so easy to watch a movie that takes monumental leaps like Resurrection and give in to the urge to reject it. But in his own words, in a story where reason is fluid and illusions seem indistinguishable from emotional truth, his power to shock is very real and very valid. It’s the kind of horror movie where a simple conversation can have you begging, in the back of your mind, for the scene to stop moving. Where the slightest possibility that what we see is real is enough to put you off lunch. The envelope
In the United States, IFC Films will release Resurrection in theaters on July 29, 2022 and on demand (VOD) on August 5, 2022. It will be available to stream on Shudder in November 2022.
Cast and characters:
Rebecca Hall … Margaret
Tim Roth … David
Grace Kaufman … Abbie
Michel Esper … Pierre
Angela Wong Carbon … Gwyn
Josh Drennen … Officer Geary
Rosemary Howard … Front Desk Clerk
Winsome Brown … Tess
Jaime Zevallos … Pilot
Owen Johnson … Well
Jackson Finnegan … Well
Zarra Kaahn … Amanda
1 hour 43 mins
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