A schoolgirl’s sudden death shakes up a teenager prone to morbid dreams. For his first feature, the Calgary-based director delves into the troubled world of a teenager deeply affected by a schoolgirl’s suicide. Never resorting to overdramatization, The Lockpicker admirably captures the nuances of a paradoxical, ambivalent character. Made up of disconcerting and visually extravagant nightmare sequences, this independent production about young people trying to pull themselves out of their...
| 94 minutes | 2015
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