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Nasty Baby

Chilean auteur Sebastián Silva (Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus) stars as Freddy, an expat artist whose cozy life is centered on his boyfriend, Mo (Tunde Adebimpe), and best friend Polly (Kristen Wiig). Polly’s desire to have a child with Freddy and Mo is ostensibly the focus—until a third-act twist suddenly jolts the film out of its sun-dappled Brooklyn bohemia. Subverting expected narratives may have been Silva’s aim all along; still, the turn isn’t just nasty, it’s confounding. B–

Nasty Baby
2015 movie
type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
runtime
  • 100 minutes
director

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