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This confident first feature from the actor Amy Seimetz is much more invested in atmosphere than in plot. Read full review
Like "Upstream Color," Sun Don’t Shine owes a sizable debt to the philosophical lyricism of Terrence Malick. Working wonders on a tight budget, Seimetz uses handheld cameras and tight compositions to create an air of claustrophobic intensity interspersed with moments of ragged beauty. Read full review
Amy Seimetz's intoxicating slice of genre revisionism earns its "neo" prefix, envisioning a brightly sinister world where desperation is the new normal. Read full review
Although the film may not always be as aesthetically involving as better-budgeted productions, the performances are really the point, so by keeping focused on her actors Seimetz succeeds in making it all work. Read full review
It’s an interesting hybrid of the relationship movie, mumbly indie and dark murder film, and the combination works here, for the most part. Read full review
Seimetz takes advantage of the eccentric cultural/natural landscape of central Florida to vivid effect, gets impressive if seldom endearing work from her actors, and seems very much in charge of an assertive if not always explicable presentation. Read full review
By the time this modest microindie noir starts laying its cards on the table, your attention will have already folded. Read full review
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