'Wander Darkly' Review
'Wander Darkly' stars Sienna Miller as Adrienne and Diego Luna as her boyfriend Matteo. They have an infant daughter, Ellie. One night while Adrienne and Matteo are out, they're involved in an accident. Next thing we know: Adrienne isn't sure what she's experiencing and we're not sure either.
This film delves heavily into spirituality, the impact of life and death and fantasy vs. reality. Writer/director Tara Miele makes you work for the first hour in trying to figure it all out. The narrative is so free-flowing and mind-bending. Sometimes there are two simultaneous conversations going on among the same group of characters. It's jarring and puzzling - and it's no wonder why there are two editors on this film.
The best scene kicks off the final act. It's clear, confident and plays really well with time. This is Miller's best performance since "American Sniper", and it's a performance you'll appreciate even more after the fact.
"Wander Darkly" isn't perfect, but it's ambitious and quite memorable.