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Post #1400656

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Vultural
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A few reviews . . (film or TV)
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Date created
7-Jan-2021, 12:28 PM

The Cry Of The Owl - 2009 - 5/10

Peculiar thriller, with absurd plotholes and unanswered questions.
Troubled man, going through a divorce, begins peeping on single woman living in isolated woods.
She catches him, invites him inside. They talk. Two beats later, she now stalks him!

Complications ensue.
At one point a character disappears. Where to? How?
The film feels unfinished. Characters are barely more than empty cartoons.
There is no understanding of any relationship, let alone a single character’s behavior.
Felt like 15 minutes of plot were shaved. From Patricia Highsmith novel.