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Sun Don't Shine Reviews

April 25, 2013
Unspools like a Françoise Sagan novel: purposefully, enigmatically and with a raw emotional purity that makes its volatile central couple appear even more defenseless than they really are.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 25, 2013
Writer-director Amy Seimetz's oddly sunny film noir is a classic tale of young lovers on the run, reminiscent in tone of the darkly comic moments in Terrence Malick's "Badlands."
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 25, 2013
[Audley's] richly textured debut is assured in every choice, from first frame to last.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 25, 2013
Working wonders on a tight budget, Seimetz uses handheld cameras and tight compositions to create an air of claustrophobic intensity interspersed with moments of ragged beauty.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 23, 2013
Seimetz hasn't quite figured out how to sustain long-form tension; by the time this modest microindie noir starts laying its cards on the table, your attention will have already folded.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 22, 2013
This is the feature directorial debut of actress Amy Seimetz, and while it doesn't quite go all the way, it demonstrates an interesting sense of style and a firm handle on expressing an inner world on film.
Full Review | Original Score: b-
April 22, 2013
This unconventional, unsettling couple-on-the-run tale works best as an exercise in ambiguous atmosphere.
April 22, 2013
Although the film may not always be as aesthetically involving as better-budgeted productions, the performances are really the point, so by keeping focused on her actors Seimetz succeeds in making it all work.
September 10, 2012
Captures the wildly flailing energy and exhausted torpor of grinding frustration as well as the flickering grace of stifled dreams.