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Filipe F. Coutinho's rating of the film High Life

At first glance this seems about life— creating it, spreading it— but in fact, it’s much more concerned with death. Mirroring our own existence, life is the fuel that gets us going, but the obsession is the destination. Denis uses a non-linear timeline and visceral imagery to evoke gut reactions, and for the most part succeeds. It’s hard to deny the film’s beauty and brutality (again— life and death).