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After a tumultuous affair between international photojournalist Lee (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and troubled writer John (Martin Henderson) ends in John's disappearance, Lee lands in a mental hospital. While recuperating, Lee reconnects with her estranged daughter, Jessie (Alia Shawkat) and befriends Peter, a patient who bears an uncanny resemblance to her missing lover. As Lee struggles to uncover the truth behind John's disappearance, the clues lead to the last place she would ever expect. (c) Dada Films

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 13%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

""The Moment" is a psychological thriller more muddled than the mind and the maze it is caught up in."
‑ Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
"The Moment is another in a long string of thrill-free psychological "thrillers" that fail from start to finish."
‑ Rex Reed, New York Observer
"A risible film but not an evil one, The Moment is made all the more painful by its seemingly earnest intentions."
‑ David Ehrlich, The Dissolve
"Watching the movie becomes a kind of parlor game: Is Lee capable of murder? Which moment is the moment?"
‑ Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times
"Viewers must work as hard as Lee to determine past from present; you may feel amnesiac yourself by film's end."
‑ Sam Weisberg, Village Voice
"The film is a hybrid of a Lifetime movie focused on a "strong woman," a run-of-the-mill murder mystery, and a yogurt commercial from hell."
‑ Diego Costa, Slant Magazine
"You don't ever really know what's going on, but at least the heavy-handed music tells you what to feel."
‑ Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News
"After you sit with [The Moment] for a while, you realize that it just doesn't get crazy right."
‑ Lauren Wilford, Movie Mezzanine
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