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Concussion


Overview - A suburban lesbian housewife pushing 40 suffers a blow to the head that unleashes her latent sexuality, and sends her on an erotic journey that gives birth to a secret second life in this drama from first-time writer/director Stacie Passon. Abby (Robin Weigert) may have a loving family and all of the creature comforts in life, but even so, she can't fight a growing feeling of discontent.  Read more...

 

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Overview

A suburban lesbian housewife pushing 40 suffers a blow to the head that unleashes her latent sexuality, and sends her on an erotic journey that gives birth to a secret second life in this drama from first-time writer/director Stacie Passon. Abby (Robin Weigert) may have a loving family and all of the creature comforts in life, but even so, she can't fight a growing feeling of discontent. That all changes the day a speeding baseball smacks into Abby's skull, prompting her to acquire a pied-à-terre in Manhattan. Meanwhile, the more time she spends in the city, the stronger her libido begins to grow, leading her to seek work as a high-class escort while keeping her sordid new career a carefully guarded secret from her unsuspecting family.

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  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 013132611846
  • Rating: R (MPAA)

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Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Gay/Lesbian
Psychodrama

 
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"[I]t is Weigert's performance that gives the film its mystery and charge. Playing seriously with identity, she draws the viewer ever closer." - 10/03/2013 Los Angeles Times


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The script is excellent, with some pretty sharp edges....Weigert's portrayal of Abby is one of the best performances of the year." - 10/04/2013 Chicago Sun-Times


3 stars out of 5 -- "Robin Weigert gives an affecting performance, caught halfway between liberation and embarrassment." - 05/12/2014 Total Film


4 stars out of 5 -- "[An] enthralling, modern tale in which intimacy is a goal rarely achieved." - 05/09/2014 Empire


"[S]ometimes poignant, sometimes psychologically intriguing and sometimes exciting....Weigert is convincing as Abby..." - 01/25/2013 Hollywood Reporter

 
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