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Mother! (2017)

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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

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Younger Brother
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Damsel
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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

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Rated R for strong disturbing violent content, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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15 September 2017 (USA)  »

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$33,000,000 (estimated)

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AUD 697,113 (Australia) (17 September 2017)
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Darren Aronofsky submitted a written statement about the film when it premiered at the Venice Film Festival, in which he revealed that he wrote the first draft of the script in 5 days ("a fever dream," he called it) and that the idea was inspired by current events, "the endless buzzing of notifications on our smartphones," and his experiences going through Hurricane Sandy in downtown Manhattan. "It is a mad time to be alive," he wrote. He also wrote that the film should be "drunk as a single dose in a shot glass. Knock it back." See more »

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[first lines]
Mother: [after waking up] Baby?
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SPOILER: The H in Him (Javier Bardem) is the sole capital letter in any of the film's credits. See more »


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The End of the World
Written by Sylvia Dee and Arthur Kent
Performed by Patti Smith
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Trigger Warning
17 September 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"You never loved me. You only loved how I loved you." ---mother (Jennifer Lawrence) to Him (Javier Bardem)

Directed by Darren Aronofsky ("Black Swan" and "Requiem for a Dream") "mother!" is possibly the darkest, most disturbing movie I have ever seen.

It is absolutely one of the most affecting.

Reviews have been mixed, to put it nicely. But I think the theme of "mother!" terrifies some people so much that they choose to be perplexed by it rather than allow themselves to even think about what Aronofsky is suggesting.

My take on the film is that it is about God, humans, and our respective relationships with creation and the creative process.

Humans are trying to create Heaven on Earth, and God is....well....God created our ability to create. "mother!" is about the futility of OUR attempts.

It is about nihilism.

It is the abyss, looking back at us.

Congratulations to Darren Aronofsky: He got it on film. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


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