Nocturnal Animals


Nocturnal Animals (2016) Movie Trailer

A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice International Film Festival. From writer/director Tom Ford comes a haunting romantic thriller of shocking intimacy and gripping tension that explores the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption. Academy Award nominees Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star as a divorced couple discovering dark truths about each other and themselves in NOCTURNAL ANIMALS.

A few critics comments I thought were unique . . .

“Nocturnal Animals” is, I think, a beautiful mess, but I might have to watch it again to be sure.” Moira MacDonald (Seattle Times)

“Trying to weigh this spellbinding film’s multifaceted carnage is a mesmerizing experience that requires as much soul-searching as detective work.”

“A chilling but at the same time healing story that elegantly shows the power of creation to sublimate our darkest desires.” Fausto Ponce
(Proceso)

– Rotten Tomatoes (RED) 73% Fresh Tomatoes / 76% Popcorn People Liked It

Rating . . . Violence | Menace Graphic | Nudity | Language
Genre . . . Drama | Mystery | Suspense
Director . . . Tom Ford (A Single Man)
Written By . . . Tom Ford

Runtime . . . 115 minutes
On DVD: Feb 21, 2017

Stars:
Jake Gyllenhaal . . . Edward Sheffield | Tony Hastings
Amy Adams . . . Susan Morrow
Michael Shannon . . . Bobby Andes
Aaron Taylor-Johnson . . . Ray Marcus
Isla Fisher . . . Laura Hastings

3 thoughts on “Nocturnal Animals

    • It’s very disturbing. During watching it set off triggers & fears . that was the fictional section being read by the lead character . played by Amy Adams . i wouldn’t recommend for the faint at heart .
      i watch two films this past week . one i wanted to see & it freaked the hell out of me . and one i didn’t want to see . but as a film critic for an online newspaper i felt it was a must see though i felt it was going to be a disaster . the same way it was a disaster when Faye Dunaway announced (thanks to Shirley McClain’s brother Warren Beatty . he copped out . needed to man up & tell someone they gave him the wrong envelop . La La Land didn’t win . Moonlight did . it’s fantastic . like a poem unfolding . as for LLL . it sucked . i felt & knew it was going to suck . such a disappointment . it shouldn’t have won for best song . best director . or best actress . i wanted the French actor in Belle to win . i know her name but it has slipped my mind . now Elle is supposed to be disturbing but she also gets her revenge . a good revenge film is hard to find . if it’s good . how delicious . jodie foster did one ‘Brave One’ . may have an ‘s’ .

      so if you have the courage ‘Nocturnal Animals’ is a good film .maybe even great . Tom Ford directed it . he tends to go sideways . but a great director.

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