Concussion (2013)

Concussion (2013)

Concussion (2013)

After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor. Stars Robin Weigert (Deadwood) and Maggie Siff (Billions).

2013Rating: R96 minsUSA
DramaFestival & Independent

Concussion (2013) / Reviews

Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

There are plenty of sexual climaxes here but not much of a narrative one.

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Independent

Independent

Belle de Jour without much of the humour or surrealism.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

A mind-numbing excursion to nowhere.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

(An) effortless, interesting mix of richness and economy.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Concussion... takes this well-worn storyline and makes something unique out of it, something fresh and bizarre.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Although Weigert is convincing as Abby, Passon’s attitude toward the character is hazy.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The viewer is presented with a series of caustic, vignette-like scenes which tease bigger themes but end before they can tackle them...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Ms. Passon ultimately seems to skirt some of the larger life questions hinted at along the way.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It's not entirely plausible, to be honest, but there's an easy naturalism to the drama and a sharp intelligence behind the camera.

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Variety

Variety

Shot as if they were ads for high-thread-count bed sheets, the pic’s talky afternoon delights remain more flowery than erotic...

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