Film Review – The Nest (2020)

The Nest

Writer/director Sean Durkin’s first feature film – Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011) – was about the damage inflicted on a young woman who had been the member of a religious cult. In The Nest, Durkin’s second feature, he explores a not too dissimilar scenario where a woman wrestles with being married to a man who is suffering delusions from being part of a different type of cult: Reaganomics in the 1980s, the era of privatisation, deregulations and an aggressive pursuit of wealth and material gains.

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