High Life (2009)
Average Rating: 6.6/10
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Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 1
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A handful of drug-addicted petty criminals discover their plan to pull off the perfect crime isn't quite perfect at all in this dark fusion of comedy and action from director Gary Yates. It's 1983, and Bug (Stephen Eric McIntyre) has just been released from prison. Bug meets up with his friend and former cellmate Dick (Timothy Olyphant), who is working as part of the cleaning crew at a hospital; it's Dick's first on-the-books job, and it provides him with a steady paycheck as well as an
Sep 15, 2009 Wide
Mar 16, 2010
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The plot gets twisted but the direction by Yates never does. He finds the humour in a desperate situation. It's hard to hate or even despise Dick and his stooges, because you can sense how needy they are.
This witty film wins us over with its likeable-loser characters and twisty plot. It also has an intriguingly serious edge
Audience Reviews for High Life
- Bug: Just because you hit someone and they die, doesn't mean you killed them.
- Dick: We need Donnie. We need his perfect little criminal mind.
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