Freak Weather
Freak Weather (2005)

Jacqueline McKenzie stars in this bleak, ambitious character portrait. Kicked out of her home by her loutish, abusive boyfriend, Penny (McKenzie) tries desperately to ingratiate herself back into his favor. In her pathetic efforts to debase… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 2, 2005
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Eddie Cockrell
Variety

Fiction writer and debuting helmer Mary Kuryla is clearly after a Big Statement on abuse and strength of character, but falls short by creating a self-destructive monster in lieu of a sympathetic protagonist.

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Laura Sinagra
Village Voice

Kinetic and sympathetic gutter picaresque.

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Dana Stevens
New York Times

Like Martin Scorsese's After Hours, Freak Weather is the story of an accidental journey, a thwarted attempt to return home that turns into a voyage of self-knowledge.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

[A] sad, surprisingly absorbing story.

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Russell Scott Smith
New York Post

Mostly, Freak Weather is just pathetic.

David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

A promising feature-film debut.

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