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Film Review - Ms. Purple


After breaking through with his 2017 L.A. Riots drama, “Gook,” co-writer/director Justin Chon returns with “Ms. Purple,” which remains interested in violence, only here the struggle largely remains internalized. Observing the interplay and emotional processing occurring between two siblings dealing with their comatose father, Chon remains with a limited budget but strives to go as deep as possible, exploring pure behaviors from frustrated characters as they confront disappointment and shame, trying to keep up with the world while sinking into depression. “Ms. Purple” is a heavy picture but a satisfying one, with the production not out to deliver answers when it comes to the disappointments and mistakes of life, showing more interest in how the brother and sister process swarming thoughts, giving the feature a deeply soulful approach. Read the rest at


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