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I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017)I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017)

I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017)

Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8

movie

United States of America

English

Character-driven, Dark, Funny

2017

Macon Blair

Audrey Walker, Chris Doubek, Christine Woods

96 min

Synopsis

When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

Our Take

7.8
Tara Goe

This is the first film directed by actor Macon Blair (so good in both Blue Ruin and Green Room), and while it is shaggy and tonally all over the place, there is a lot to recommend here. First off, I’m a huge fan of the (underrated) Melanie Lynskey, so I was primed to like this movie from the get-go. After Ruth’s (Lynskey) home is broken into, she seeks revenge against the perpetrators with help from her martial arts obsessed neighbor Tony (Elijah Wood, sporting an impressive rat-tail). What starts out as an empowering journey for Ruth & Tony quickly teeters into dangerous and increasingly violent territory. This movie is probably not for everyone, but if you’re a fan of 90s indie films and don’t mind some violence mixed in with your dark humor, then you will enjoy this small, well-acted film.

Comments

K
kaybeetoyz

I absolutely loved this movie. I can’t believe that was Elijah Wood! He was hilarious! Melanie Lynskey is so underrated as an actor – she was just amazing in this quirky and killer film. A must see! I instantly felt connected to Melanie’s character as well.

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Olivia Krumwiede

Unique, existential plot with great build up. Great watch.

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