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16 Ratings

Out of Blue

Directed by Carol Morley
United Kingdom, 2018
Crime, Drama, Mystery


When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.

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Out of Blue Directed by Carol Morley

Critics reviews

While the pacing is frustrating if original, it’s the screenplay that could use tightening up – and even cutting down as the narrative reveals are clumsy and cliched. There’s no doubt, however, that the direction is controlled and deliberate in its distillation of temporal expectation.
December 20, 2018
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As it evolves, Out of Blue’s murder plot is increasingly captivating, and might be described as a much needed camp parody of Hitchcockian proportions, told from a female perspective. Morley and her cast know exactly when to ham it up and when to build genuine emotive tension as Mike gets closer and closer to uncovering the details of Jennifer’s murder.
September 11, 2018
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It’s incoherent, which isn’t to say it’s bad. Carol Morley’s murder mystery is a mood piece that alternates between naffness and transcendence.
September 10, 2018
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