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Spaceship (2016)




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Movie Info

Lucidia is a teenage cyber-goth whose mother died mysteriously seven years ago in the family swimming pool. Her father Gabriel is an archaeologist who can't move on. When Lucidia disappears in an apparent alien abduction, Gabriel is forced to confront her strange outsider friends and meets Tegan, a girl obsessed with unicorns and black holes. Emotional and audacious, the story is told from multiple points of view in an intriguing ride through a constellation of characters who are pulled together by teenage gravity, surrounded by adults who also feel the same irresistible pull as they orbit their own elusive identities, all looking for a universe to call their own.


Critic Reviews for Spaceship

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (4)

Spaceship is laden thick with production design. Locations speak to the film's banal residential setting, while the costumes, hair and make-up veritably bellow, "Yes, we are all individuals!"

May 19, 2017 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Director Alex Taylor has established himself as a talent with his short films and I wanted to like this, but it feels humourless and smug.

May 18, 2017 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

This micro-budget British indie feels like an unintentional parody of experimental cinema.

May 15, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

It might have worked as a collection of DayGlo YouTube music videos, but the story of an alien abduction -- or perhaps just an Ecstasy-fuelled fantasy -- turns into self-indulgent ennui.

May 12, 2017 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Written and directed by Taylor, it may be a difficult story structure for some to follow but once you open your mind to all the possibilities out there, you can quickly find yourself immersed into this otherworldly story.

February 4, 2020 | Full Review…

The effect is dreamlike, trippy, a saturation of colour and music, not always explained but eventually with an emotional and joyful resolution.

November 2, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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