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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ryan Gosling
Ewan McGregor
Naomi Watts
Bob Hoskins
Elizabeth Reaser
Directors
Marc Forster
Screenwriters
David Benioff
Running Time
99 minutes

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A less than cheerful Ryan Gosling is the source of woe for therapist Ewan McGregor.


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Plot
When sullen art student Lethem (Gosling) informs his new therapist Sam (McGregor) that he'll kill himself in three days, the good doctor sets out to locate the source of his trauma. Yet, as he delves deeper into Lethem’s life, a succession of weird events threatens to shake his very idea of reality.


Verdict
The type of movie often described as a fever-dream: weird, offbeat, otherworldly… An experience that also coincides with feeling ill.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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