Suture (1993)

Shot in black-and-white, this neo-noir begins at its end, by asking the question: how is it we come to know who we are? Involving an unusual identity play, the film goes about answering its opening question through a fascinating meditation… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 14, 1993
DVD Release Date: January 23, 2001
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Sragow
New Yorker

It pivots on questions of what constitutes identity-the internal stuff of life or the external components of race, wealth, and status.

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Emanuel Levy

This stylishly elegant neo-noir, an impressive feature debut, reflects the directors' interest in issues of memory, identity, and racial biases and their background in art history.

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

a bold, confident debut that knows exactly what it is, and has a lot of fun letting its viewers reconstruct and reconcile its separated pieces. For here everything - and nothing - is black and white.

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Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle

Clever film that defies categorization. Black and white puzzler

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Stylish avant-garde experimental psychological thriller.

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El Hombre Invisible
A story of murder, amnesia, dreams, and mistaken identity well crafted, along with the stylish black and white cinematography. However, for this film to make… More