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The Souvenir

The Souvenir is a movie starring Neil Young, Tosin Cole, and Jack McMullen. A young film student in the early '80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

Other Titles
Szuvenír, Pamiątka, Ενθύμιο, 我們的相愛時光
Running Time
2 hours
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Mystery, Drama, Romance
Director
Joanna Hogg
Writer
Joanna Hogg
Actors
Tosin Cole, Neil Young, Frankie Wilson, Jack McMullen
Country
UK, USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A young film student in the early '80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

Comments about mystery «The Souvenir» (23)

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Stephen Griffin

I am not really sure how I felt about this film. For me it was a good film. It was moving and a good story. The performances were good. Some of the cinematography was good. I do not know what the problem was with the music. I think it was very good, but I think that it was the direction that had the biggest effect on the music. The other thing I did not like was the use of the red on the original artwork. I think that was a mistake. The red and the red was used a lot in this film. I think that the idea of this film was very good. I would recommend this film to anyone who likes good films. I think that it is a good film, but I think that it could have been better.

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Jordan W.

I'm not sure how to describe this film. It is a musical. That's it. The story revolves around a theater director who runs into a troubled artist whose career he plans to bring back to life. He soon discovers the artist is a lesbian, and after a series of sexual and physical assaults the director is faced with making the necessary choices to keep her alive. I really liked this film. It is a very intimate, and emotional film. While the movie does have its good points, the main theme is love, and this film is very much about that. The musical score by Norman Jewison is great. I'm not sure how much it contributes to the film, but it is there. This film is for the ages. It is a powerful film that will be remembered for years to come. I strongly recommend it to anyone.

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Kevin L.

I went to see this film with very low expectations. I thought it would be a drama, but it turned out to be a thriller. I have to say, this is the best film I've seen in ages, and I was shocked to see that it was only £1 at the cinema. I'm not sure why, but I've always enjoyed such films as "The Game", but "The Souvenir" is the only film that has given me the same kind of entertainment. The film is set in some unknown location, and it has a great deal of suspense. I won't give anything away, but it is an amazing story, about an alien who goes to Earth to steal something important, but it is hidden in a museum. The only person who knows what it is is David (Michael Fassbender), and he is given a mission to find it. He soon finds out that it is not so important, and it is an adventure into the world of mystery and crime. A very interesting story, with very good acting, a great director and of course, a great cast. This film is probably my favourite film I have seen in ages, and I would recommend it to anyone. I give it a 9/10, which is my favourite film of all time. The film is definitely worth watching, and I can't wait to see it again.

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Elizabeth S.

Now, it's no secret that I'm a huge fan of Antonioni. His work is so engrossing and hypnotic that it's almost impossible to imagine that he's the guy who wrote, directed and edited this film. I would say it's a perfect work by Antonioni, and I certainly recommend it. There is no denying that the film is visually beautiful and I believe this is due to the quality of photography Antonioni used. The photography is wonderful. It gives the viewer a sense of the olden days. I really enjoyed the shots of the old houses in Venice and the beauty of the hills in Austria. It was a pleasure to see these beautiful views, and it made me appreciate the beauty of the old times. I'm a fan of the cinematography of Hitchcock, and this movie had that quality. It was easy to follow and it made the movie very interesting. There was one scene in particular where Antonioni was making a portrait of a young woman. He looked at her and I had the feeling that I was looking at a painting of her. I was in awe and I can't think of many films that gave me that kind of effect. I would say this is one of Antonioni's best films, and it's definitely worth seeing.

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Alexander D.

I really enjoyed this movie. Not only did it have a great story line but the characters were also really well developed. I thought the characters were all played well, especially Nolte, Madchen Amick, and Cusack. I thought the acting in this film was very good and I thought the direction was great. It was very detailed and a very entertaining movie. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes suspense/thrillers or people who like movies with a good plot.

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Nicole Mendez

I'm not sure if I can put into words how good this film was. For me, it was one of those films that I've had on my DVD collection for years and years, and still play on a loop. It's a combination of history, drama, and suspense. As someone who is not particularly into romantic films, I can see where some people may not like this one, but to me it was the perfect blend of romance, history, and drama. I don't understand how anyone could say it was boring. To me, it was a dream come true. I've been a fan of Sean Penn for a long time, and this film has no doubt been his best film yet. The only complaint I have about the film is the ending. The entire film was built up to the final twist, and I was hoping for it to end there. I was so happy it didn't. I was also disappointed that it was so short, and so few people actually got to see it. It would have been nice to have more people see it, but I guess we'll have to live with that. I really think the film was amazing, and I really hope it will get a release on DVD, or I'm going to have to watch it again and again to catch all the little bits and pieces. This is a movie that will last forever in my collection, and I will definitely be seeing it again and again.

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Jacob

When I first saw the poster for this movie, I thought I was in for a treat. A more serious, but still light, drama about the relationship between two characters who are separated by their marriages and their lives. What I got instead was a movie that deals with the transition of a person who is a feminist and who sees the same problems that others see, and who has her own life in which she doesn't see herself as something she has to change. The main character of this movie is Christine (who is played by Laura Linney) and the relationship she has with her wife who is played by Tilda Swinton. She is a wonderful, strong, and caring woman who is a strong supporter of her family. She is also a person who sees the problem in the world and wants to do something about it, and this is the basis for the entire movie. The story is very moving, the acting is great, and the movie will stay with you for a long time. I can't wait to see what director Luc Besson will do next.

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Cheryl

In a nutshell, this is a lovely little film that offers a fair amount of intrigue and complexity. The film is based on the work of J.M. Coetzee and is quite possibly his best film. He does an admirable job of keeping the audience guessing about the outcome of the story. It's certainly not the film that's meant to be the greatest. Coetzee's previous film, a film that's often underrated, is also a beautiful piece of work. The protagonist of the film, David Gulpilil, is a fascinating character and I found myself thinking about him for days afterwards. This film has a lot of good stuff going for it, and is a very good film for those who enjoy art films or intelligent cinema.

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Tiffany Kelly

I've read the reviews and heard the reviews, and I was expecting a movie that would make me mad. This movie was not for me. It was beautiful. It was moving. It was something I could watch over and over again. And I couldn't have been more wrong. This movie is great. And a perfect film to see with your wife. It's just as great with a date, and it's just as good with a friend. I highly recommend this movie. And I will say this - it was much better than all the reviews said it was.

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Julie W.

I'll be honest and say that I don't think there is anything here to spoil you. It is one of those movies that can be watched again and again. So the next time you watch it, just be patient. The story is excellent, the actors are good, and the direction is superb. I liked the ending, I really did. There are some things that you don't like, but you can accept it. Some things that you do not like, but you can't. I also liked how the audience gets to see the development of the relationship between the main characters. It makes the movie more realistic. All in all, a wonderful movie. It is not only an erotic thriller, but also a very strong drama, and it is not only a movie about a few lovers. It is a movie about love, and it is a movie about life. It is a very good movie.

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Craig

An accomplished and committed actor, she's become a model for filmic actresses in this kind of role. It's rare that I feel that way about a film, but this one does. It's a treat for me, and I'm always on the lookout for new and exciting films.

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Brittany Hill

I loved this film. I've been reading reviews and looking for others' views. I don't get it. I have never had a bad movie in my life. But this one has to be one of the best. Yes, it's a bit long, but that's part of it's charm. The plot is really great, the way it's told. I wish the ending was a little more exciting, but that's what makes it great. I just wish the director was a little more careful with his camera. I would give it a 9/10, but the ending is kinda hard to understand. In my opinion, this is a must-see.

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Ethan

The French movies that have the most memorable moments are those that make you think. For this reason, it is a great shame that most American movies that have these kinds of moments are mindless and flat. I have always enjoyed the films of Julien Duvivier, and he always provides us with something much more than what we usually see. This is one of the few movies that I have seen where I have become very interested in the characters and the story. It is interesting to see that one can follow a story so well without needing a big budget. For this reason, it is not surprising that it has earned many awards. The story is something you do not see every day. This is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. It is worth watching it again and again.

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Anna W.

This is a very good movie. The actors and actresses were excellent. The story was good, the script was good, the direction was good, the music was good. I was a little confused by the ending. It was not completely clear. I would have liked to see the way the movie ended. That is why I gave it a 9 out of 10.

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Catherine N.

I don't usually like movies that are extremely dissimilar in style, but I had to watch this one. I liked it and I think it was very well done. I think the actors were very good, and the director did a good job with the set and the special effects. There is a great deal of suspense and mystery and there are some scary moments. I think the story was very intriguing, and the characters were very well developed. The movie really moved along very well and I think you really felt the tension. The movie had some great acting, I particularly liked Kate Bosworth and Tim Roth. The movie was very exciting and the whole movie was exciting. I think the movie would be a lot better if it was not so dissimilar. I think there are a few parts of the movie that were confusing to me, and I think that is probably because of the title. I think it would have been a lot better if they called it "The Exorcist", because it is called "The Exorcist", and the title would be much more effective.

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Karen

I'm a big fan of Joan Crawford and particularly of her forays into the thriller genre in the late 1950's. But the most exciting thing about this movie is the sheer dedication and dedication to the material. And this movie does it really well. The acting is superb, the story is smart, the direction is great, and the cinematography is beautiful. This is a perfect "do it yourself" type of film. I'm sure some of you will be disappointed by the ending. But, unlike so many of these "good-looking" movies, it's not a rip-off of the ending of the end of the world. And if you don't like the ending, I suggest you see this film again, just to see it again. It will become a classic of sorts. Go to a film festival, or see it at your local library. This is a film that needs to be seen again and again, and again, and again. It's worth the money.

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Benjamin M.

As a fan of historical dramas, I am very pleased with this movie. It has been done before but not very successfully, with the exception of "Bourne" and "The Big Chill" - both of which I consider the best of their kind. I was surprised to learn that "Souvenir" had been made in 2002, only six years after "The Big Chill" was made. This was not the intention, but I found the result very enjoyable, both because of its well-crafted script, and because of the excellent performances by the actors involved. The movie does not quite make the leap into the realms of "Memento" or "Nashville," but it is definitely worth watching, and not just for a nostalgia trip.

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Eugene

I was in the mood for a movie on a Saturday afternoon. It was clear to me that I was not going to be interested in the film, so I didn't bother watching it. I started the movie late, so my partner and I watched the last 30 minutes of the movie. He didn't like it. He said it was the worst movie he had ever seen. So I started watching it. I had no intention of watching it, but after a while I did. I was amazed at how much I had missed. The movie has a few things going for it. It is visually interesting, and the soundtrack is very, very good. The movie is about two women, each of whom has a lover in a way. This movie doesn't have much plot, but it has enough to keep you watching. I was really surprised at the ending. I can't really say much about the movie, except that I thought it was very well done. If you are looking for a good romantic movie, then I would recommend this movie. I rate this movie 9/10.

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Russell

Saw this movie when I was in college and the title is a quote from a famous composer. It is a great film, a lot of the dialog is very profound. A lot of it is philosophical and does not make any sense, but that is what the film is about. The characters are so compelling that you find yourself thinking about them long after you leave the theater. A great story about love, art, identity, death, and relationships. I am a very creative person, and I find myself in touch with this film. I love how the main character talks about the art of the past and how the past is always present. It is a very mature film, a must see for everyone. It is like a masterpiece.

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Carolyn Schmidt

Loved the film, it is great, there is no other word to describe it. Some of the reviews have commented on how depressing it is, but I think it's more like a film, you're just watching the film, it's not your life. If you want to see it for what it is, I recommend you see it, I wouldn't recommend you see it in a cinema because you don't get to see the film as much, it's in a book.

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Helen

I really loved this movie. It was interesting and it was touching. It was funny and emotional. I didn't think the story was all that good, but the acting was great. It was great to see a girl of color in a film, and that I had never heard of. It was a great story, and I loved the actors and actresses. I recommend this film to everyone. It is really good and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Randy Vasquez

I first saw this movie on the TV the other night and I loved it. It is a very well-done film, but not quite as good as THE PLACES OF THE BELIEVERS. This film is more of a character study, though, with some strong dialogue and several beautiful scenes that seem to reflect the other characters' world views and feelings. The supporting cast is excellent and I would have liked to have seen more of them. While I found the acting and directing to be excellent, the story itself could have used a bit of polishing and there are some plot holes. This is a good movie to see, but don't expect to see THE PLACES OF THE BELIEVERS, unless you like extremely well-done films.

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Thomas

I was drawn to this movie by the cast and the fact that it was on the one-watch "must-see" list. And to my surprise, I thoroughly enjoyed the film. The director, writer, and actor did an excellent job of making the film feel realistic. I had no idea what to expect, but I think this is a real movie, not just a made-for-TV affair. This is an intense film. No matter what the actors say or do, they can't help but look like they're in the middle of a train wreck. It is all the more disturbing because they are professional actors and they are acting out a situation that is just as scary as it could possibly be. You will feel a lot of the characters' inner pain, and you will be able to relate to some of the characters and see them as real people. Some of the acting is a little over the top, but it's all about the mood. The director and writer really pulled the whole film together. This is one of those movies that keeps you interested throughout. I really enjoyed it.