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Matthew Holness Reino Unido, 2018

Bob's rating of the film Possum

Continuing symbolism - such as scrolling the picture book, recitation of the poem, apparitions of the fox or abstract conversations - strives to reach an art-house horror. Even though it manages to present dreadful imagery, most of its running time falls flat. Last couple of minutes bring resolve to its tiring motifs, but it must shift itself from one genre to another. Ambitious, but it fails to achieve any emotion.