Adoration (2019)
First screened in October 2019
Director: Fabrice du Welz. Cast: Thomas Gioria, Fantine Harduin, Anaël Snoek, Benoît Poelvoorde, Gwendolyn Gourvenec, Pierre Brichese, Jean-Luc Couchard, Sandor Funtek, Maïté Lorand, Pierre Nisse, Renaud Rutten, Peter Van den Begin, Charlotte Vandermeersch, Laurent Lucas. Screenplay: Fabrice du Welz, Romain Protat, and Vincent Tavier.

Twitter Capsule: If anything your film would say about mentally ill kids is idealized and/or demonizing, a great option is to abandon it.

VOR:   Via the script and through Gioria's acting, we finally glean something about youthful codependence and incipient regret. But it's not enough.

Photo © 2019 Panique/Savage Films/The Jokers Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

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