Concussion - Details

Sexy, edgy drama about lesbian housewife's midlife crisis


“Explicitly sexy.” — Screen Daily

Robin Weigert stars as a suburban lesbian whose midlife crisis finds her drifting away from her super-tense wife (Julie Fain Lawrence), flirting with a female friend (sexy Maggie Siff) and turning tricks while redecorating a downtown apartment.

This accomplished debut from lesbian writer-director Stacie Passon won the Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy Jury Award and has been earning rave reviews from fans and critics everywhere.

Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival

Winner: Teddy Jury Award, Berlin Film Festival

Winner: Best First Feature, Frameline: San Francisco LGBT Film Festival

"The film is frank in its depiction of sex, with many highly charged erotic scenes... Robin Weigert is spectacular in the film, delivering a performance of intense vulnerability and complete abandon." —

"Concussion isn’t some sultry, titillating sex-fest, it’s an exploration of not just sexuality and human growth, but... a brilliantly nuanced look at the complications of modern relationships." — Film Threat


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