They’re watching you . . . Two unsettling portraits of lonely female security guards take on intriguing erotic dimensions in this provocative pairing. Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s DIRT DAUGHTER is a bracingly oddball tale of algorithmically generated desire, data harvesting, and farmer fetishism in which a woman’s love life gets an unexpected assist from prying AI eyes. Its gonzo surrealism gives way to the chilling unease that permeates Andrea Arnold’s Dogme 95-influenced debut feature, RED ROAD, a paranoia-inducing exploration of voyeuristic obsession set in an infamous Glasgow housing complex.
Directed by Marnie Ellen Hertzler • 2019 • United States
Starring Isobel Arnberg, Eric Brown
A lonely security guard—tasked with overseeing a building that houses the infrastructure of the internet—finds herself drawn into a digital dating vortex in this sinister, surrealist tale of love in the ...