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Screener Squad: The Sunlit Night

The Sunlit Night Movie Review


Hey kids! Who wants to see Jenny Slate travel to Norway to paint an old barn yellow? That’s right, probably not you or anyone you know. This begs the question: Why would Frank, Hunter, Lewayne, and Adrian all volunteer to take on the film “The Sunlit Night”? The reasons may vary but still, we review this story of a fledgling New York art student (Slate) who travels to the other side of the world to take on the barn-yellowing assignment in the hopes of finding meaning, escape and some kind of promise for her future. Along the way, she meets Zach Galifianakis who is a wannabe Viking (but who hails from Cincinnati) and Gillian Anderson as a widow sporting a questionable Russian accent. Check out our review of one of the saddest movies ever made about an artist’s struggle.


DIRECTED BY: David Wnendt

STARRING: Jenny Slate, Alex Sharp, Zach Galifianakis, Gillian Anderson, Dan Puck, Fridjov Sáheim, David Paymer, Jessica Hecht, Elise Kebler, Justus Von Dohnaenyi, Olek Krupa, David Corenswet

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