I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

A reference-heavy mind-bender from Charlie Kaufman

6.9

Movie

United States of America
English
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
2020
CHARLIE KAUFMAN
Abby Quinn, Anthony Grasso, Ashlyn Alessi
135 min

What it's about

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

The take

Toni Collette, Jessie Buckley, and Jesse Plemons star in this mind-bending drama from Charlie Kaufman, the writer of Being John Malkovich.

The Young Woman, as she is known in the movie, takes a day trip with her boyfriend to his family’s secluded farm in Oklahoma. On the way, she thinks about breaking up with him.

But once there, she meets her boyfriend’s unusual mom (Colette) and everything gets progressively weirder for The Young Woman. The dialogue of the movie is complex and so reference-heavy that it begs either a second viewing or a handful of explanation articles online.

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