|release date||April 18 2014|
|writer||Zack Parker, Kevin Donner|
|starring||Alexia Rasmussen, Alexa Havins, Kristina Klebe, Joe Swanberg|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA very pregnant Esther Woodhouse (Rasmussen) is walking home after her latest OB appointment, when she is brutally attacked and disfigured by a hooded assailant. When Esther seeks consolation in a support group, she finds friendship and empathy in Melanie (Havins), another mother scarred with tragedy. Esther soon begins to believe that the horrific event might be a bittersweet act of fate. However, friendship and empathy can be very dangerous things when accepted by the wrong people.
I have an affinity towards movies unafraid to revel in dark, seedy territory especially when they place a magnifying glass against flawed, often disturbed people making very flawed and fatal decisions. There’s something compelling, tragic and incredibly tension-filled about tales of human frailty. Greats such as Fargo, Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead and Killer Joe are perfect examples on how it’s done to maximum effect. Co-Writer/Director Zack Parker’s Proxy is the latest and it’s a doozy. It unapologetically aims for the audience’s throat and doesn’t waste any time in doing so. …Read More