A poignant, lyrical drama about a mother (Hunter), who, in an effort to deal with the grief over the death of her son, travels the back roads of the deep south to settle a score. A story of grief and forgiveness, of looking inward to find a way to move forward.
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July 26, 2017 There's a tough and mysterious film within Strange Weather, though it doesn't quite escape the strictures of a busy and studiously weird narrative that's governed by formula screenwriting.Read in Source
September 13, 2016 'Strange Weather' is a fairly solid chronicle of the grieving process, but an even better performance showcase for the tremendous Holly Hunter.Read in Source
July 27, 2017 In a quivering, bone-deep performance, Hunter takes Darcy from a mother encased in guilt to a woman who can acknowledge her shattering loss while still recognizing her right to be alive.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
July 27, 2017 Watching an actress of Hunter's caliber in a meaty leading role partly compensates for the creaky plot and overearnest tone.Read in Source
July 27, 2017 "Strange Weather" is wise about loss, showing the ripple effects of an untimely death. It is hardly an original concept, yet it handles this subject with the care and integrity it deserves.Read in Source
Film Comment Magazine
July 11, 2017 The film leans on contrived setups, further weakened by the literal-minded deployment of Sharon Van Etten's score at key turning points, but Holly Hunter and Carrie Coon enliven the film with psychological nuance.Read in Source
July 27, 2017 The film is at its best when Dieckmann slows down the action and revelations for its real charm: two ladies, on the road, talking.Read in Source
July 28, 2017 Not even Hunter, who eventually wears out her welcome, can keep Strange Weather from going off the cliff.Read in Source
New York Times
July 27, 2017 A case of excellent actors straining to elevate a contrived screenplay ...Read in Source
January 02, 2017 I could have watched these characters/actors for another hour.Read in Source
Film Journal International
July 26, 2017 Cliché-ridden melodrama about a Southern woman out for revenge against the man she believes was responsible for her son's suicide seven years earlier.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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