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Out of Blue (2018)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 22 March 2019 (USA)
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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.

Director:

Carol Morley

Writers:

Martin Amis (based on the novel by), Carol Morley
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Cast

Credited cast:
James Caan ... Col Tom Rockwell
Patricia Clarkson ... Detective Mike Hoolihan
Toby Jones ... Prof Ian Strammi
Mamie Gummer ... Jennifer Rockwell
Alyshia Ochse ... Laurel Ann
Aaron Tveit ... Tony Silvero
Jacki Weaver ... Miriam Rockwell
Jonathan Majors ... Duncan J Reynolds
Lucy Faust ... Ruby
Deneen Tyler ... Officer Caroline Herschell
Gary Grubbs ... Mr. Torby
Tenea Intriago ... Lucy
Yolonda Ross ... Janey Mac
Thomas Francis Murphy ... Slick
Brad Mann ... Walt Rockwell
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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Can you explain your place in the Universe?

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Из ниоткуда See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,719, 24 March 2019

Gross USA:

$18,779

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$242,847
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The colours blue and red are used throughout, either in costumes or in the background colour scheme. Even Mike's cat appears to be the breed Russian Blue. See more »

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Suicidal depression most acute from: a) pondering ones cosmic insignificance, or b) watching yet another failed Martin Amis adaption
22 March 2019 | by random-70778See all my reviews

Despite knowing "a" to be true for all of us, I have to say that it is "b." Can both be true? Can both be superpositioned like the state of that cat in the box? "Out of the Blue" proves this.

Seriously, enough of Schrodinger's cat lite meets Chekhov's gun; Amis is barely a humorous fellow, but there is some humor in his novel "Night Train" on which this utterly awful film is based. Some of that humor at least may have made this tolerable -- but we don't even get that.

Leave the box unopened, the cat resting, and skip this mess.


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