Complete Unknown

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Joshua Marston (Maria Full of Grace) directs Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz as an identity-switching femme fatale in this mystery thriller co-starring Oscar nominee Michael Shannon.

As Tom (Michael Shannon) celebrates his birthday with a group of close friends in Brooklyn, he is startled to see a woman from his distant past at the party. Jenny — or Alice (Rachel Weisz), as she now calls herself — first denies even knowing Tom, but as the evening progresses, she reveals a shocking secret. After disappearing from Tom’s life 20 years earlier, she began to reinvent herself every few years, taking on a new name, a new career and a new life each time. After giving Tom a glimpse of what life could be like if he lets go of the safety and security he has so carefully created, Alice asks him to make a choice that will change everything.

Hollywood Reporter


A seductive inquiry into the mutability of identity.

New York Post


It's neither more nuanced, literate or character-focused than an ordinary Hollywood studio film. Instead, it's simply a really thin, weak imitation of a Hollywood studio film.

Screen Daily


A smart and skillfully conceived look at the fluidity of identity and the challenges and rewards of reconfiguring one's life.

The Guardian (UK)


Unfortunately, with the big reveal having already arrived in the first act, the film isn't much more than an elongated debate that leaves you thinking: so what?

Variety (USA)


If it all finally amounts to a slightly academic anatomy of an idea, it's a killer idea all the same.