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24 days to watch
41 Ratings


United States, 2017
Drama, Music, Thriller
  • English
  • English


A young British woman comes to Texas to find her half-sister by way of their dead country musician father. It doesn’t take long for Sinaloa to charm her way into Merle’s life. Her singing awakens something in Merle and erases some of the lingering doubts she has…

Our take

From Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt to Pasolini’s Teorema, something about the ambiguous guest that shows up uninvited seems to forever speak to our existential anxieties. In the Austin-set indie Barracuda, this familiar tale is spun with rare intimacy and hypnotic unease to unpredictable ends.

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Critics reviews

Even though other characters appear from time to time, “Barracuda” is a two-hander, with one extraordinary scene after another.
October 06, 2017
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