Parents' Guide to

Complete Unknown

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Thoughtful, mature drama about how adults form identity.

Movie R 2016 90 minutes
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Moody, melancholy, fascinating, and ultimately frustrating, this drama will resonate with viewers who recognize the appeal of escape and starting over, which is the central theme of the plot. But sadly, Complete Unknown doesn't quite fulfill its promise. It's weighed down by an overly complicated trajectory -- though, when the film is finally distilled to its essence in the second half, it rights itself once more. Ultimately, the clunky route arrives at a somewhat satisfying destination. But it almost hardly matters: Watching Weisz and Shannon share the screen is worth the price of admission.

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