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The Whale


Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins View All


Darren Aronofsky (Director), Samuel D. Hunter (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 9th, 2022
Runtime: 1 hour, 57 minutes
A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.
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For me this is one of Darren's better films reminiscent of The Wrestler or Requiem for a Dream and likely the film that should win Fraser the Oscar.
Being barely ambulatory, the people in Charlie's orbit are very limited: there is Liz, his caregiver who knows he belongs in the hospital but is enabling his inevitable premature death; a young religious zealot who feels he can help Charlie; his angry ex-wife who has never gotten over the fact that....
Because yes, I do realize we are supposed to almost laugh at the sheer absurdity of Charlies pathetic self and situation and simply swallow up the towering emotion on display despite the morbid but morbidly humorous happening of seeing a fat person perform the slowest speed run through his food cabi....


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