Separation movie review
Mistery and scary movies in Spring, make for great ways to change up the regular mood, and actually I like watching them even though I am used to them being released about Halloween time.
About the movie
8-year-old Jenny (Violet McGraw) is constantly caught in the middle of the feuding between her lawyer mother Maggie (Mamie Gummer) and artist father Jeff (Rupert Friend). She leads a lonely but imaginative life, surrounded by puppets called “Grisly Kin”, which are based on the works of her father. When Maggie is tragically killed in a hit-and-run, Jeff and Jenny try to piece together a new life. But when Maggie’s father (Brian Cox) sues for custody, and babysitter Samantha (Madeline Brewer) tries to be the new woman of the house, life in their Brooklyn townhome takes a dark turn. The puppets and frightening characters come to life and Jenny is the only person who can see them. When the motives of the ghoulish creatures become clear, the lives of everyone are put very much in jeopardy.
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Separation was filmed in Brooklyn late in 2019. Following a few months of post-production, the movie screenedf or the first time outdoors at a drive-in theater near the Hollywood Bowl in order to respect COVID-19 safety protocols. Slated to open April30,2021, Separation will become one of theyear's first theatrical releasest o open on big screens as pandemic restrictions ease up.
As far as fear factor goes, it wasn't what I was expecting, I really only jumped out of my couch like 2 times, however I liked the development of the characters and the suspense of seeing what is next kept us interested on the movie. I do have to say it was able to predict part of the movie because it was a little obvious, but it is a good movie to enjoy with friends or your spouse.