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Concussion

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Concussion

Stacie Passon (2013)

96min
15 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
In this intense drama, Robin Weigert plays lesbian Abby, a bored and disillusioned suburban housewife and mother, married to a successful female lawyer. After a blow to the head, Abby develops an alter ego as Eleanor, a prostitute for women. However, the demands of leading a double life begin to take their toll, and she risks losing everything as the lines between fantasy and reality become increasingly blurred. Although the premise may sound like a salacious porn scenario aimed at male viewers, writer/director Stacie Passon's film is an intelligent, thought-provoking examination of female desire and the consequences of duplicity. The plot loses some of its momentum in the last act, but Weigert is splendid throughout, as both the stifled homemaker and the erotically charged escort.

Cast & Crew

Abby Ableman / Eleanor Robin Weigert
Sam Bennet Maggie Siff
Evan Daniel London
Graham Bennet Ben Shenkman
Justin Jonathan Tchaikovsky
Kate Ableman Julie Fain Lawrence
Pru Janel Moloney
Sarah Funda Duval
Lisa Claudine Ohayon
Mayer Ableman Maren Shapero
Jake Ableman Micah Shapero
Mrs Bulkan Jane Peterson
Jamie Francesca Castagnoli
Director Stacie Passon
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Picturehouse Released on: 16 May 2014

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