This horror / thriller by Daughter of David, Jennifer Lynch is quite redolent of the fathers works showing a more restrained style of his vision. Does this make it great?
I’m afraid not. I really struggled with this one, I found it to be rather tired with a twist that is signposted from miles away. It suffered from an increasingly big problem in modern cinema in that absolutely none of the protagonists had any ounce of interest. I had no will to see any of them survive and in fact really wished some of them dead. This really seems to be an on-going trend with the development of the antihero expanding to encompass the entire cast.
Technically the film is well made, it obviously is low budget but this is eclipsed by the solid direction with has a fair amount of flair but ultimately starts to feel rather restrained. I am sure Jennifer wished to do more. Acting is on the whole rather poor but, as usual, Michal Ironside is fantastic.
I would love to recommend this one, after all David Lynches offspring must have some talent? I am afraid it is rather bland and I give it a …meh.
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