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Parents' Guide to

Don't Look Now

By Rich Phippen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Unsettling thriller about grief has sex and some violence.

Movie R 1973 110 minutes
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Perhaps Look Again...

The storytelling of Don't Look Now is absolutely clear. Watch the Sixth Sense, then watch it again... Please read my take on it and the evidence here...(includes spoilers): https://midnightmoviesonline.wordpress.com/2020/05/18/dont-look-now-or-…

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Frequently cited as a classic of 1970s indie cinema, this is very much of its time, with offbeat editing and unclear storytelling. Don't Look Now is ambiguous and vague, designed to unsettle and confuse. The Venice backdrop is very much part of the cast, with its dark corners and maze-like surroundings adding to the sense of foreboding.

Sutherland and Christie are both excellent, he as a bemused husband trying to make sense of the weirdness occurring around him, and she as the mother who desperately wants to believe in her daughter's presence. The supporting cast delivers naturalistic performances that add to a feeling of dread that's impossible to put a finger on.

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