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United States of America

English

Dark, Depressing, Dramatic

2016

Antonio Campos, John Carpenter

Alexandra Paul, Angela Ray, Antonio Campos

123 min

Synopsis

In the 1970s, a television reporter Christine Chubbuck struggles with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.

Our Take

7.0
The Staff

Christine is about Christine Chubbuck, an awkward and complex reporter who was the first person ever to commit suicide on live TV.

Rebecca Hall is terrific as Chubbuck and goes to great lengths to communicate the personality of her subject matter. The movie might seem slow at times, and her acting off, but it’ll all make sense once she immerses you in the complex reality of the character.

An interesting story and an incredible performance.

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