Larry Fessenden diagnoses the rot of our era through the shifting personalities and power dynamics of solipsistic men.
The film wants to reveal the anguish of mental illness and infiltrate the mind of its protagonist through constant affirmation of his pain.
It showcases a genuine fascination with the mind/body split engendered by Skyping, online dating, and constant app usage through a plot that doesn’t fuel itself on received wisdom.
It’s always a pleasure to encounter genre ambition contained in such a sinewy-shot, emotionally resonant, and gorgeously photographed package.
A somewhat amusing yet trite example of the modern-day screwball comedy.