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Louder Than Bombs

type
  • Movie

Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s touching-but-too-remote English-language debut explores how a father (Gabriel Byrne) and two sons (Jesse Eisenberg, Devin Druid) grapple with the death of their wife and mother (Isabelle Huppert in flashbacks). While Byrne is solid (as always) and Eisenberg is restrained (a relief after his manic Lex Luthor), it’s newcomer Druid whose scenes pack the most power and force. His awkward high school misfit retreats into a vibrant, soulful inner world that’s convincingly confused and messy. He’s the realest thing in the film. B

Louder Than Bombs
2016 movie
type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 109 minutes
director
  • Joachim Trier

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