Braid

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Two wanted women decide to rob their wealthy yet mentally unstable friend who lives in a fantasy world they all created as children. To take her money, the girls must take part in a deadly and perverse game of make believe throughout a sprawling yet decaying estate. As things become increasingly violent and hallucinatory, they realize that obtaining the money may be the least of their concerns.

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Madeline Brewer
as Daphne Peters
Imogen Waterhouse
as Petula Thames
Scott Cohen
as Detective Siegel
Sarah Hay
as Tilda Darlings
Jill Dalton
as Old Daphne

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Critic Reviews for Braid

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (20) | Rotten (3)

  • Peirone's first feature is marked by a daring style and a willingness to dive deeply into the darker psychology of female friendship. A uniquely feminine horror film, "Braid" is a bold debut worth watching.

    February 6, 2019 | Full Review…
  • I came away feeling that I'd seen, if not a major film, then a film by major talents.

    February 1, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Braid ultimately offers far more style than substance. But it provides many memorable moments and stunning visuals along the way, making it a cinematic ride worth experiencing for more adventurous viewers.

    January 31, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Peirone's everything-but-the-kitchen-sink directing does tend to head butt her thin writing, but the movie eventually coalesces as a sly, bitter parable against chasing-your-dreams optimism.

    January 31, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Suspense, let alone psychological nuance or narrative development, all take a back seat to what feels like an empty, mannered series of dress-up photo opportunities.

    April 24, 2018 | Full Review…

    Dennis Harvey

    Variety
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  • Braid shows an imagination run wild that is highly entertaining and enthralling

    April 11, 2020 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

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