Take shelter (2011)


(LofiSciFi, Drama 2011) D: W: 2h 1m. USA.

Another LoFiSciFi that I couldn’t recognise as being science fiction immediately. You join this story at a time when Shannon life becomes prophetic with visions of an apocalypse. He is also experiencing deteriorating health which leads him to think he has a mental illness causing hallucinations. Lots of difficult scenes and powerful performances from the main cast. Shannon plays the part quite well as he generally looks like he’s dying from something. Along with the main character your dragged between believing in a real apocalypse or that Shannon’s mental health is at question which keeps the mini epic quite interesting.

T: Michael Shannon didn’t read up about mental illness before the movie as his character wouldnt have known about it. Q:

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