A collection of reviews of films from off the beaten path; a travel guide for those who love the cinematic world and want more than the mainstream releases.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The Archer (2017) Brooklyn Film Festival 2017
Young woman is sent away to a for profit jail by a corrupt judge. She doesn't realize how bad a mistake has been made until she runs up against a warden who is a vile scumbag. With one of the other girls she plots an escape.
While claiming to be based on a true story, other than the corrupt judge angle the film has little to do with reality. More concerned with the young women trying to get away the film is best viewed as thriller since that is where the film works best, particularly during the second half.
.Worth a look
THE ARCHER plays Sunday the 4th and Wednesday the 7th at the Brooklyn Film Festival. For more information and tickets go here.
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