Monte (Robert Pattinson) and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system.The crew death-row inmates led by a doctor (Juliette Binoche) with sinister motives has vanished. As the mystery of what happened onboard the ship is unraveled, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole. A staggering and primal film about love and intimacy, suffused with anguished memories of a lost Earth, HIGH LIFE is a haunting, thrilling achievement from visionary director Claire Denis. With André Benjamin, Mia Goth.
“With Denis there’s always more than meets the prism of snap judgements. Let the movie mess with your head.” (Rolling Stone Magazine)
“The vastness of space is such a natural fit for the free-floating narratives of Claire Denis, it’s a wonder she hasn’t embraced sci-fi before now.” (Toronto Star)
“The production design, the shimmering, evocative Stuart Staples music, everything blends together.” (Chicago Tribune)
Tuesday, May 28
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door
*Minors permitted in the balcony. (This film is rated 18A. Mature themes, content, and violence warning: Viewer discretion is strongly advised.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK. Please redeem at the door.
HIGH LIFE (Claire Denis, 2018 / 113 mins / 18A) Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. They must now rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.