Antibirth

Antibirth

Antibirth

In a desolate community full of drug-addled Marines and rumours of kidnapping, a wild-eyed stoner named Lou wakes up after a crazy night of partying with symptoms of a strange illness and recurring visions. As she struggles to get a grip on reality, the stories of conspiracy spread.

2016Rating: R16, Violence, drug use, sexual material, offensive language & content that may disturb94 minsUSA
HorrorFestival & Independent

Antibirth / Reviews

Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

Antibirth is simple in genre terms. It knows body horror and does it well.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Often narratively cryptic and stylistically uneven...

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Village Voice

Village Voice

The further Antibirth drifts from (Lyonne's) crude magnetism and toward a Cronenberg-lite vision of Lou’s rapid, worryingly transformative pregnancy, the less compelling it becomes.

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We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

Antibirth has so many moments that flash what Danny Perez is capable of, but none of them come together in the end.

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Salon

Salon

Lyonne's performance is a marvel of humor and compassion.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Antibirth feels like a movie retrofitted to justify its climax.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

It's unfortunate that the only part of the film that works does so by taking the wind out of the rest of it.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

(A) trauma that only people who have experienced it can truly comprehend.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

If you can get on its wavelength, you'll find yourself drawn in by one of the year's most original horror films.

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New York Post

New York Post

Like its wastoid heroine, Antibirth is a mess - but an interesting one.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

As a portrait of a middle America full of forgotten people and ruined civilisations, this is one of the year's scariest movies.

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