The Ones Below

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A couple expecting their first child discover an an unnerving difference between themselves and the couple living in the flat below them who are also having a baby.

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The London upper middle classes are finely dissected in this debut film by David Farr, featuring two couples, both expecting – leading to enormous audience unease.
61d ago
David Farr takes the giddy, heady days of early motherhood—the frustration and isolation, the exhaustion and confusion—and mines them for creepy, paranoid thrills in “The Ones B...
61d ago
Hate thy neighbor.
61d ago
70/100
Toward the end, Mr. Farr employs familiar cinematic sleights of hand, but with a finely calibrated touch. The final shot is sublime in its perversity.
61d ago
C+/A+
While “The Ones Below” doesn’t make it over the finish line, Farr shows good instincts, and has an ease for creating tension without overt manipulation.
61d ago
And this surreal impression of doom is un-lanced by the anticlimactic ending, in which seeds of destruction bloom with chilling inevitability.
61d ago
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