Despite second thoughts about their relationship, a young woman (Jessie Buckley) takes a road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family farm. Trapped at the farm during a snowstorm with Jake’s mother (Toni Collette) and father (David Thewlis), the young woman begins to question the nature of everything she knew or understood about her boyfriend, herself, and the world. (synopsis via Flickering Myth)
Life is weird and love is wonderful, right?
Or so we’d like to believe; for all of life’s dark and strange moments, there are those times when you’re with friends and family and that special someone when all the strange, unsettling stuff seems perfectly okay because you are loved.
But what if love itself turned on you and instead of making things better, things got screwily, wackily worse?
Then you’d be in the latest Charlie Kaufman film where love and life gang up on you, along with time, and you lose all sense of what’s up and what’s down, and what’s right and what’s wrong.
So basically 2020 then? Yep, this is the perfect film for this horrible upside down year.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things premieres on Netflix on 4 September.