Vivarium Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7573

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 10

Theatrical Release Date: 09/19/2019

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/12/2020

Language: English

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Lorcan Finnegan

Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Imogen Poots, Senan Jennings, Jonathan Aris, Eanna Hardwicke, Molly McCann

Plot: A young couple looking for the perfect house instead find themselves trapped in a labyrinthine nightmare of suburbia where every house looks identical. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/24/2020

This is a strange bird of a movie - but was still a good watch. Parenthood is never easy - but how far would one go to protect their child - even if said child is actually an alien parasite with a creepy autotune voice and a piercing scream. I have to hand it to Eisenberg and Poots - who do some excellent work as the couple forced into this circumstance, they really make it work. Many have compared this to an extended episode of Black Mirror - and I'm okay with that - it's an apt take on this and that's not a bad thing.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 04/14/2020

An obvious and monotonous allegory with a circular ending I knew was coming, "Vivarium" doesn't realize that weird doesn't always mean interesting.

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I thought it was intriguing.

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 04/06/2020

Near enough.
And far enough.
Just the right distance.

During this Corona crisis, watching a movie was an impossible task for me. Let alone that I could write down a sensible word to form an opinion. But now three weeks later, the urge to watch a movie once again came back. And I could focus on the movie without my mind wandering off to some disaster scenarios. Apparently, my doom thinking disappeared. And hurray. Even the traditional formulation of an opinion was possible again. Only the choice of film was a bit unfortunate. “Vivarium” isn’t exactly a movie that’ll make you happy. It has many similarities with the situation people in the world are in today. Isolated and tied to one specific living space. No contact with others. And a feeling of powerlessness, fear, and …

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