• I’m not as big an admirer of Andrew Haigh (45 Years, Weekend) as most critics- find him, at least once time a piece through his films, to be largely artistically unambitious visually
  • Buscemi is solid here- another candidate in his body of work for most swearing per minute- I get a kick out of it. Steve Zahn is great in his scene—not enough for me from the wonderful Chloe Sevigney. I miss her- such a great actress
  • R-Rated and unsentimental- I think that’s Haigh’s staple now- it debunks the Disney horse movie
  • It’s largely without music but I love the sound at the very end and the stare- very similar to Rampling standing there alone in 45 Years
  • Slow burn with nods to neorealism, Bresson (Mouchette) and Umberto D
  • A very simple story- Charlie Plummer is just so damn sweet- he really works on you over 2 hours without asking for it from the audience at all
  • Recommend but barely- not near top 10 of 2017