Thursday, July 31, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Dark Horse

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Dark Horse


In his mid-30s, Abe clings to the trappings of his adolescence, including the extensive collection of toys and action figures adorning his boyhood bedroom. Still living with his parents, Abe works for his increasingly disappointed Dad and spends evenings ruthlessly trouncing his Mom at backgammon. His older brother Richard's success as a California doctor only feeds Abe's resentment and rage at his family over his failures. When Abe meets Miranda, whose personal and professional disasters have sent her scrambling back to the safety of her parents' suburban home, he sees what he thinks is a chance at true love. Abe throws himself into pursuing the overmedicated Miranda, convincing her to marry him after a whirlwind courtship. But, as the couple haltingly prepares to start a new life together, the film swerves into Abe's subconscious, where his crippling self-doubt and dark fears begin to undermine his nearly realized dream of a fuller life.
Related reviews:
07/12/2012
Todd Solondz's latest suburban chamber of horrors is a wonderfully realized and surprisingly understated dark satire. » Read more

MPAA rating:
Unrated
Cast:
Zachary Booth; Tyler Maynard; Donna Murphy; Aasif Mandvi; Mia Farrow; Jordan Gelber; Mary Joy; Selma Blair; Justin Bartha; Peter McRobbie
Directed by:
Todd Solondz
On the web:
 
Dark Horse Official Site
Genre:
Comedy
Running time:
01:24
Release date:
2012
Be the first in line! Find local theaters, view listings and purchase tickets.
Search by theater name, city or zip code.