Harrowing and disturbing movie with a raw and gritty feel. The plot might be a bit of an old hat, but what makes the movie work as well as it does is the performance of lead actress Gretchen Lodge. With a lesser actress the whole thing would not have worked. This is a movie that might not be enjoyable to watch but if you want a slice of scary psych-out-horror, this will do nicely.
Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project) returned to horror with this psychological thriller that is closer to 'The Entity' and 'Repulsion' than the standard fright flick. However, despite a great turn by lead Gretchen Lodge, the film fails to satisfy by not delivering on its initial setup leaving far too many unanswered questions and plot holes. The first hour was quite impressive but was downhill from there.
Inspirado por Repulsión de Roman Polansky, Eduardo Sánchez captura la angustia mental de una mujer acosada por su pasado, su adicción a las drogas y su temor a formar una familia. Además de tener una atmósfera bien lograda. It's good but not great.
"Lovely Molly" got me genuinely scared. I loved how the story was told, how the main character walked in the road to madness, the killing scenes, the creepy elements... And the image; how this was beautifully shot. The final, however, let me down. I really wanted to understand the reason of everything that was happening. Without that, this is not perfect.
I watched this last night and still can't get it out of my mind. Molly's slow descent into madness is a terrifying affair. Standout performance from Gretchen Lodge. The creepiest film I've seen all year.