The film tells the story of a student who started to go in the ideal direction by taking advantage of art as a rich source of creative inspiration after the slaughter of her occasional rapist. Things seem to have shifted to a different path when an improbable, alert man emerges to avenge college girls, whose attackers have mysteriously gone out.
Keywords: # Natalia Leite #Clifton Collins Jr. #Francesca Eastwood #M.F.A. #Michael Welch #Natalia Leite
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JoBlo's Movie Emporium
May 02, 2017 Goes off the rails after an excellent first half hour, but Eastwood's performance is quite good, and the movie has its moments.Read in Source
August 08, 2017 An unflinching examination of rape culture from a female perspective.Read in Source
Eye for Film
September 19, 2017 While the feminist intention is clear, the idea that either being raped, becoming a serial killer or a combination of both improves her art - and leads to her wanting to paint naked - is egregious.Read in Source
March 24, 2017 M.F.A. is intensely engaging, thought-provoking, and also mesmerizing.Read in Source
Film Journal International
October 12, 2017 Brazilian-born filmmaker and actress Natalia Leite bypasses many of the clichés that make genre films featuring sexually based violence against women feel so sleazy.Read in Source
March 21, 2017 "M.F.A.'s" themes call for a careful, consistent tone that it is rarely able to maintain, and an increasingly ridiculous third act squanders much of the empathy and engagement that Leite works so hard to build in the early going.Read in Source
October 10, 2017 Director Natalia Leite's ambition and accompanying uncertainty give the film its unruly and resonant energy.Read in Source
March 23, 2017 While it may not be a "feel good" experience by any means, M.F.A. is a genuinely necessary film that takes on an important issue and explores the many-faceted emotions and responses to rape with a great sense of nuance and emotional centeredness.Read in Source
Film School Rejects
June 23, 2017 It is difficult to report negatively about a film that focuses on sexual assault when so few films are brave enough to, but when it is handled as poorly and dangerously as it is here, it is important to address its problems head-on.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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