Perfect Sense premiered at Sundance this year and may have slipped under radars, including my own. The IFC film is a personal love story told against a disease-filled end of the world thriller. The beautiful Eva Green and Ewan McGregor fall in love just as an epidemic that causes its victims to lose their senses one by one starts spreading around the world. Contagion meets Blindness plus boy meets girl? How could director David Mackenzie go wrong?
From the looks of the full length theatrical trailer below, he didn’t. Perfect Sense looks like it could be a fantastic film… as long as its two main characters are interesting, of course. We praised the film at Sundance (full review here) for its fitting sappiness and Mackenzie excelling at conveying the sense. You can even read our interview with the director at the link and judge for yourself below.
Perfect Sense hits theaters February 10th, 2012.
According to Rotten Tomatoes, Perfect Sense could go either way right now. Where do you think it’ll land?
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