High Life

Genre:  Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller
Running Time:  113 min.
Release Date: April 19, 2019 - Toronto, Vancouver, Montréal
DVD: July 9, 2019
Digital: June 11, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 3.14
based on 14 votes and 6 reviews
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Cast: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth, Agata Buzek, Lars Eidinger


A small group of men and women with criminal pasts accept an extremely dangerous mission to deep space in order to avoid the death penalty. They are to fly into a black hole, in the hope of harnessing its energy for Earth.

Dr. Dibs (Juliette Binoche), who was imprisoned for killing her children and husband, is on board to see to the health of the participants, but also to experiment on them. Monte (Robert Pattinson), who killed a girl over a dispute about a dog, and his daughter Willow are also on board. When things go wrong, Monte and Willow are the only two survivors and they must rely on each other as they hurtle toward the oblivion of the black hole.

Director: Claire Denis
Studio: Elevation Pictures
Producer(s): Christoph Friedel, Laurence Clerc, Claudia Steffen
Screenplay: Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau

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  • 5 stars "Movie really gives you a sense of dread. Has some very factual space travel effects like taking 4 yrs to slow down from 99 percent of light speed so body can adjust etc... Plus it's very sad and stark."
  • 1 star "Waste of time"
  • 5 stars "Brilliant and innovative sci fi. Great acting and gripping dialogue"