Jessica Forever (2018)

Jessica Forever
Director: Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel
Writer: Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel
Cast: Aomi Muyock, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Augustin Raguenet, Lukas Ionesco, Paul Hamy, Eddy Suiveng, Maya Coline, Angelina Woreth, Théo Costa-Marini
Part of: Toronto International Film Festival
Seen on: 12.9.2018

In a dystopian world constantly patrolled by drones, Jessica (Aomi Muyock) is the leader / mother figure for a group of young men. They are the drone’s prime targets and Jessica does her best to keep them all alive, but at the same time tries to retain some sense of normality and civility for them. The newest boy to join them is Michael (Sebastian Urzendowsky) who still has much to learn until he can fit in with them.

Jessica Forever was a film that alternately bored me and made me angry. It makes little to nothing of its setting and it confuses a female character wearing a uniform with an actually strong female character. It’s pretty frustrating.

The film poster showing Aomi Muyock.
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Love (2015)

Director: Gaspar Noé
Writer: Gaspar Noé
Cast: Karl Glusman, Aomi Muyock, Klara Kristin
Seen on: 15.1.2016

Murphy (Karl Glusman) lives with Omi (Klara Kristin) and their child. Their relationship is tense and it grows even more so when Murphy receives a call whether he has seen Elektra (Aomi Muyock). Murphy hasn’t seen her in years, but the call makes him relive their passionate and destructive relationship filled with sex – a relationship that was also the start of his relationship with Omi when Elektra and he decided to have a threesome with her.

If you ever wanted to see a penis ejaculate into a camera in 3D, Love is your kind of film. Unfortunately over all the sex and all the 3D, it forgets that likeable or interesting characters are a rather important part of a movie, so it doesn’t really feature any.

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