The Perfection

    The Perfection


    When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte seeks out Elizabeth, the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.

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    • Allison WilliamsCharlotte
    • Logan BrowningLizzie
    • Steven WeberAnton
    • Alaina HuffmanPaloma
    • Glynis DaviesAunt
    • Molly GraceYoung Charlotte
    • Milah ThompsonYoung Lizzie
    • Christina JastrzembskaAunt
    • Mark KandborgTheis
    • Winnie HungMingzhu


    • 90

      Los Angeles Times

      Like leading lady Williams, the exterior of The Perfection is flawless, covering up the darkness that lies beneath. The wild ride in store is both supremely disturbing and unpredictable. But rendered with such care, skill and sheer glee — it’s utterly divine.
    • 83


      The film is more than an accumulation of shocking twists and surprises. It’s a tawdry but perceptive meditation on the ways that victims of abuse build walls to protect themselves from harm — and the great lengths that someone would have to go to knock those walls down.
    • 75

      Entertainment Weekly

      It delivers. The Perfection is a pure hit of twisted, absurd camp catnip.
    • 73


      If you like weird, boundary-pushing, and unexpected movies that divide audiences you'll probably love The Perfection.
    • 70

      The Hollywood Reporter

      A stylishly made, nail-biting effort that proves consistently engrossing.
    • 70

      The New York Times

      This is a filmmaker aware of the conventions, who wields them with wit and precision and knows his audience is on the gag as well. In many ways, The Perfection amounts to little more than a bag of tricks. But no one is pretending otherwise. And they’re good tricks.
    • 67

      The A.V. Club

      The Perfection takes deep, fetishistic satisfaction in pushing the envelope, then pushing it some more, building in seductive fits and shocking starts to an orgiastic frenzy of cinematic excess. Is it a progressive movie? Not especially, but that’s okay as long as you know what you’re getting into.
    • 60

      The Guardian

      There’s a rare unpredictability that initially proves alluring, at least until that confusion starts to feel less intentional.

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