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Bitch (2017)

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A housewife (director/screenwriter Marianna Palka) teetering on the edge of sanity metamorphoses into a savage dog after years of neglect from her insensitive husband (Jason Ritter). Suddenly he must cope with her strange transformation while taking on the day-to-day drudgery she put up with for so long.

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Critic Reviews for Bitch

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

Unsatisfying in the pulpy sense suggested by its Midnight-section booking at Sundance, the pic's presumed political agenda never crystallizes sufficiently ...

February 2, 2017 | Full Review…

Palka's fourth feature is as brash and as blunt as its title, more abrasive than amusing in its snarling takedown of patriarchal family politics.

January 27, 2017 | Full Review…
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Displays Palka's unique power as an actress while simultaneously showing her weaknesses as a writer.

January 25, 2017 | Full Review…

By its end, Bitch focuses as much on what it means to wake up to the frustrations of an American dream coming to pieces as it is a fierce indictment of them.

January 25, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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There's much to admire with Bitch's absurdist deconstruction of patriarchal family politics, though more streamlining might have helped the attempted emotional catharsis.

June 5, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Tonal inconstancies, bizarre character decisions and a chaotic narrative hamper the promising concept and the film ultimately feels like a wasted opportunity.

June 1, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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