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The Mountain (2018)

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The story of a young man who, after losing his mother, goes to work with a doctor specializing in lobotomies and therapies.

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Rick Alverson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tye Sheridan ... Andy
Jeff Goldblum ... Dr. Wallace Fiennes
Hannah Gross ... Susan
Denis Lavant ... Jack
Udo Kier ... Frederick
Annemarie Lawless ... Vivian
Eleonore Hendricks ... Grace
Margot Klein ... Peggy
Amy Stiller ... Rink President
Adam Daveline ... Hospital Doctor
James A. Besha James A. Besha ... Dam Guide
Paul Eenhoorn ... Stranger In Car.
Larry Fessenden ... Meals
Daniela Malave ... Angry Woman
Lollie Jensen ... Skating Mom 1
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A motherless and emotionally remote young man unexpectedly loses his father. After a chance encounter with a renowned lobotomist that knew his mother, he is recruited by the doctor to document the practice as it begins to fall out of favor. Written by Mae Moreno

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a psychosurgical odyssey

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | German

Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Góra See more »

Filming Locations:

Clinton, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,785, 28 July 2019

Gross USA:

$47,409
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1.37 : 1
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It was selected to be screened in the main competition section of the 75th Venice International Film Festival. See more »

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The Sight of You
Written by Rick Alverson and Erik Hall
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Too artistic and very dull
3 August 2019 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a young man who gets a job as the assistant for a psychiatrist.

The film is very very slow, but that does not bother me. Just a few minutes in, I can tell the director and cinematographer work very hard to make each scene aesthetically beautiful. However, there is very little plot. As the film progresses, I get increasingly lost. The last fifteen minutes is inexplicable, and the five minute monologue in French (which is not subtitled) confuses me even further. Another point which I dislike is Tye Sheridan's constant same expressionless expression. I see why he acts this way, but almost all the psychiatric patients are more interesting than this protagonist. Overall, I find this film too artistic, inaccessible and very dull.


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