I Am Mother Reviews

February 21, 2020
Australian filmmaker Grant Sputore's direction keeps viewers on their toes, and we never quite know who to trust.
June 20, 2019
It's an exciting film to watch, but an even better one to think about after - preferably in the company of a real, physically present person.
June 20, 2019
It's rich material, handled brilliantly by first-time feature director Grant Sputore, a West Australian, working from an intelligently wrought screenplay from American Michael Lloyd-Green.
June 20, 2019
An intriguing premise, fine performances and a string of startling reveals that just keeps on coming make this Australian sci-fi film a real winner -- and a must-watch for the Black Mirror set.
June 14, 2019
Frustrating but engrossing, and impossible to critique in-depth without spoilers because it's driven by regular plot twists.
June 14, 2019
Rugaard, a Danish-Irish 21-year-old, feels like a major discovery - she's the not-so-secret motor of I Am Mother, a dynamic presence that lends blood, guts and soul to this dystopic vision.
June 7, 2019
It's great fun. And it looks nice too.
June 7, 2019
Sputore, working with spare elements, heightens tensions at every turn, and gets the most out of his dynamic, all-female cast. "I Am Mother" is a knockout.
June 7, 2019
The film just has too much other stuff going on to delve into what it'd be like growing up as the first and so far only member of Humanity 2.0. That's a failing, but an eminently forgivable one.
June 7, 2019
I Am Mother is undoubtedly a strong calling card with plenty on its mind. I just wish it had figured out what to do with it all.
June 7, 2019
Think of it as a movie-length episode of The Twilight Zone or Black Mirror.
February 5, 2019
Clearly, I Am Mother is thematically rich. It's just not dramatically rich.
February 1, 2019
"I Am Mother" is exactly what it seems: a good-looking allegory that postures like it's wrestling with more ideas than it actually is.
January 27, 2019
While "I Am Mother" does show its cards a touch too early, it never ceases to be intriguing and tense.
January 26, 2019
An uncommonly ambitious feature debut with impressive design work, sharp visual effects, a fabulous A.I. creation and a compelling lead performance from talented Danish newcomer Clara Rugaard.