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Forgetting The Girl (2013)

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Haunted by a traumatic history, photographer Kevin Wolfe struggles to systematically forget all his bad memories, but erasing his past threatens to consume his future. Kevin is obsessed with finding a girl who can help him forget his unpleasant past. However, all his encounters with the opposite sex inevitably go afoul, creating more awkward experiences than he can cope with. As the rejections mount, Kevin's futile search for happiness and love becomes overwhelmingly turbulent, forcing him to take desperate measures. Shot in a variety of NYC locales, from Hell's Kitchen to Greenpoint, Forgetting the Girl is a gritty vision of the city and its denizens. The tightly-woven thriller blends recollections with reality to craft an intense character study of the psychologically-scarred protagonist. As beautiful as it is dark, the tense narrative slowly boils under the surface until it unleashes an unsettling climax that will not be easily forgotten.(c) Official Sitemore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Peter Moore Smith
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 1, 2014
Runtime:
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Cast

Christopher Denham
as Kevin Wolfe
Elizabeth Rice
as Beth Dalewell
Anna Camp
as Adrienne Gilcrest
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Critic Reviews for Forgetting The Girl

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

First-time director Nate Taylor skillfully evokes a clammy sense of dread in this stealthily suspenseful indie thriller.

Full Review… | October 10, 2013
Variety
Top Critic

The frequent use of direct-address narration feels too much like a fiction writer's device, however much it wants to be a hook.

Full Review… | October 10, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

Written with a poet's ear and directed with an artist's eye ...

Full Review… | October 10, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Thanks to some well-drawn characters and tight casting, including Anna Camp and Lindsay Beamish as an exceptionally troubled makeup artist, Taylor overcomes the script's minor implausibilities.

Full Review… | October 9, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

Surprising, clever and twisted with a convincingly sweet and creepy performance by Christopher Denham.

Full Review… | October 11, 2013
NYC Movie Guru

Forgetting The Girl...has nothing to offer apart from misdirection. It merely transforms from one kind of lousy movie into another kind of lousy movie.

Full Review… | October 10, 2013
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Audience Reviews for Forgetting The Girl

½

A great indie thriller with a beautiful dark tone that leaves you on the edge of your seat until the end.

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Vaughan Moore

For a directorial debut, this is an impressive film. The actors all shine. Christopher Denham prevents this film from becoming too predictable.

Matty Stanfield
Matty Stanfield

The frequent use of direct-address narration feels too much like a fiction writer's device, however much it wants to be a hook.

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