Freak Weather (2005) - Rotten Tomatoes

Freak Weather (2005)




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Jacqueline McKenzie stars in this bleak, ambitious character portrait. Kicked out of her home by her loutish, abusive boyfriend, Penny (McKenzie) tries desperately to ingratiate herself back into his favor. In her pathetic efforts to debase herself, she makes all the wrong choices, including a half-hearted attempt to sacrifice her dog and kill her son.
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John Heard
as David
Jacob Chase
as Albert
Justin Pierce
as Pizza Guy
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Critic Reviews for Freak Weather

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

Fiction writer and debuting helmer Mary Kuryla is clearly after a Big Statement on abuse and strength of character, but falls short by creating a self-destructive monster in lieu of a sympathetic protagonist.

Full Review… | February 3, 2005
Top Critic

Like Martin Scorsese's After Hours, Freak Weather is the story of an accidental journey, a thwarted attempt to return home that turns into a voyage of self-knowledge.

Full Review… | February 2, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Mostly, Freak Weather is just pathetic.

February 2, 2005
New York Post
Top Critic

Kinetic and sympathetic gutter picaresque.

Full Review… | February 2, 2005
Village Voice
Top Critic

[A] sad, surprisingly absorbing story.

Full Review… | February 4, 2005

A promising feature-film debut.

Full Review… | February 3, 2005
Christian Science Monitor

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