Under the Silver Lake is a 2018 American neo-noir black comedy conspiracy thriller film directed by David Robert Mitchell.

Official trailers

A24 on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 released the trailer:
Under the Silver Lake | Official Trailer HD | A24.

Story intro

Sam is an aimless 33-year-old in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, interested in conspiracy theories and hidden messages in popular culture and uninterested in paying his overdue rent. The public is warned to "Beware the Dog Killer" who is murdering pets. Sam meets his new neighbor, Sarah, who despite having caught him spying on her, invites him over. The two get high and watch an old movie, but when her roommates interrupt as they are about to kiss, Sarah suggests Sam leave and they hang out the next day. In the morning, Sam discovers Sarah and her roommates have moved out overnight, and becomes obsessed with learning what happened. Noticing a strange symbol painted on the apartment's wall, Sam trails a woman from the apartment to a series of elite Hollywood esparties, encountering the pop band "Jesus and the Brides of Dracula" and a performance artist working for a prostitution ring of struggling actresses. All seem connected, but Sam struggles to find any meaningful pattern. At his apartment, Sam sees a news report detailing the discovery of billionaire Jefferson Sevence, burned to death in a car with three women. Sam recognizes Sarah's hat at the scene, and a small dog similar to Sarah's found dead. Sam contacts the author of Under the Silver Lake, an underground comic about neighborhood urban legends. He tells Sam that Sarah's disappearance, Dog killer, Owl's Kiss and messages in pop culture are part of the same conspiracy and has installed security cameras throughout his house. Later, the police find the author dead in an apparent suicide. Sam enters the house and reviews the security footage, discovering the author was killed by the Owl Woman.

Cast

Andrew Garfield
Sam
Riley Keough
Sarah
Callie Hernandez
Millicent Sevence
Riki Lindhome
Actress
Topher Grace
Bar Buddy
Wendy Vanden Heuvel
Topless Bird Woman (as Wendy Vaden Hueval)
Chris Gann
Jefferson Sevence
Zosia Mamet
Troy
Jessica Makinson
Mrs. Sevence
Stephanie Moore
Brunette Roomate
Sibongile Mlambo
Blonde Roommate
Grace Van Patten
Balloon Girl
Jimmi Simpson
Allen
Rex Linn
Manager
Patrick Fischler
Comic Man
Jeremy Bobb
Songwriter
Laura-Leigh
Mae (as Laura Leigh)
Don McManus
Final Man
Luke Baines
Jesus
Allie MacDonald
Meek Bride
Victoria Bruno
Clara Bow Bride
Lola Blanc
Reading Glasses Bride
Silversun Pickups
Band
Sydney Sweeney
Shooting Star #2 (as Sydney Sweeny)
Guy Nardulli
Door Guard
David Yow
Homeless King
Adam Bartley
Cop
June Carryl
Sheriff
Summer Bishil
EX / Billboard Girl
Deborah Geffner
Mom (voice)
Jeannine Cota
Botox Reporter (as Jennine Cota)
Reese Hartwig
Sevence Kid #1
Izzie Coffey
Sevence Kid #2
Kayla DiVenere
Sevence Kid #3 (as Kayla Di Venere)
Tucker Meek
Sevence Kid #4
Sky Elobar
Clerk
Jackson Gann
Stupid Boy #1
Brode Gann
Stupid boy #2
Jules Willcox
Young Drunk Woman
Rozie Bacchi
Old Drunk Woman
Annabelle Dexter-Jones
Fannie
Christina Wildes
Bikini Top Hat Girl #1
Nicole Disson
Housewife Poet
Bobbi Salvör Menuez
Shooting Star #1 (as India Menuez)
Millie Atchison
Bathroom Girl #1
Cheyenne Haynes
Bathroom Girl #2
Elizabeth Hinkler
Bathroom Girl #3
Pepi Sonuga
Emerald Beauty
Ivy Matheson
Yellow Miniskirt
Gabrielle Maiden
Blue Miniskirt
Brittney Parker Rose
Green Mini Skirt (as Brittney Rose Hina)
Oscar Best
Tow Man
Greg Wayne
Diamond Grill
John Eddins
Tuxedo Bouncer
Mary Cameron Rogers
Record Girl
Mario Diaz
Faceless Party Goer
Kat Purgal
Complimenting Woman
Layla Rumi
Party Host
Olivia Fox
Chesty Woman
Brian Gattas
Gossiping Man
Deven Green
Gossiping Woman
Devin Kawaoka
Handsome Man
David Harper
Long Island Wino
Shad Roberts
Ugly Art Man
Jenn An
Cute Art Woman
Darrel Cherney
Giant Hipster with Giant Beard

About

Principal photography began on October 31, 2016.

The film Under the Silver Lake was scheduled to be released on May 15, 2018 (Cannes), on June 22, 2018, on August 8, 2018 (France), on March 22, 2019 (United Kingdom) and on April 19, 2019 (United States) by A24, Le Pacte, Noble Entertainment, The Searchers, GEM Entertainment, Film & TV House, Vértigo Films, Weltkino Filmverleih, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Films4You, Front Row Filmed Entertainment, GAGA, Cine Canibal, MUBI, Mongrel Media, Spentzos Films, Umbrella Entertainment and Universum Film (UFA).

The duration of the film is 139 minutes. The film grossed over $1.9 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

Under the Silver Lake got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film.

External links

Official website: a24films.com/films/under-the-silver-lake

IMDB: Under the Silver Lake

Wikipedia: Under the Silver Lake

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