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Matthew Holness Reino Unido, 2018

Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film Possum

The first half is a masterpiece of slow-burning dread, ruined locations & surreal imagery, which succeeds in creating a disquieting air of mystery. Throughout questions announce themselves & draw us into the sad strange life of its central character. Unfortunately the last act fails to deliver on this & kind of unravels into exposition. Most of the questions go unanswered. It's a real shame given the great potential.