Director: Joe Denardo, Paul Felten
Writer: Paul Felten
Cast: Stephanie Hayes, Scott Shepherd, Chloë Sevigny, Eleanor Friedberger, Catherine Cohen, Emily Tremaine
Part of: Viennale
Seen on: 26.10.2020
Stephanie (Stephanie Hayes) is a struggling actor in New York. By chance she meets Gerard (Scott Shepherd) who tells her that he is in a covert program, a secret agent. They start a relationship, but things don’t go too well. Looking back at the relationship from a friend’s house where Stephanie tries to get some peace, but things don’t necessarily become any clearer.
Slow Machine was too slow for me (pun intended, but so bad, it’s barely a pun, I know), and too unfocused, never seeming to go anywhere. For some, this might be its appeal, for me it felt mostly empty.Continue reading