A woman with sleeping problems joins a medical programme and starts waking up in alternative realities.
I’d never heard of it so I had no idea if it was going to explain its mysteries, or if it was not even going to attempt to do so. For once it’s a weird movie that has a proper story that reaches the end without resorting to random weird **** that doesn’t mean much of anything. It keeps it together and tells the one joined up genuine story from start to end. The final overall explanation was clichéd and deeply unremarkable but it was acceptable, and they added in other revelations that were mildly original. I give it a big thumbs up for just getting to the end with coherence so a competent explanation is just a cherry on top.
It is very reminiscent of David Lynch but without the overt artiness. The upside to the less arty nature of the film is that the story is told with a good pace and conventional plotting. Conventional storytelling might be a little prosaically plodding but it’s generally more satisfying for the end viewer. The downside is that it lacks the flamboyant off » Continue Reading.