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* CrapsackWorld: The Detroit of Lost River isn’t a particularly happy place to be.

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* CrapsackWorld: The Detroit of Lost River ''Lost River'' isn’t a particularly happy place to be.


* RasputinianDeath: [[spoiler:Bully crashes his car into the burning wreck of Bones' car, flies through the windshield and gets trapped with his head underwater with his legs on fire.]]

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* RasputinianDeath: [[spoiler:Bully crashes his car into the burning wreck of Bones' Bones's car, flies through the windshield and gets trapped with his head underwater with his legs on fire.]]


The film premiered at Cannes in 2014 to almost universally negative reviews, to the point where rumors spread that the film’s distributor Creator/WarnerBros was selling the film to another company. Eventually, the film was released via a limited release/VOD plan.

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The film premiered at Cannes in 2014 to almost universally negative reviews, to the point where rumors spread that the film’s distributor Creator/WarnerBros was selling the film to another company. Eventually, the film was released via a limited release/VOD plan.
plan. [[note]] It opened in 3 theaters in the entire US[[/note]]


* WalkingShirtlessScene: Bully, who simply wears a coat over his chest.
* XMeetsY: Creator/CharlesDickens meets Creator/DavidLynch would be about right.

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* WalkingShirtlessScene: Bully, who simply wears a coat over his chest.
* XMeetsY: Creator/CharlesDickens meets Creator/DavidLynch would be about right.
chest.


The film premiered at Cannes in 2014 to almost universally negative reviews, to the point where rumors spread that the film’s distributor WarnerBros was selling the film to another company. Eventually, the film was released via a limited release/VOD plan.

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The film premiered at Cannes in 2014 to almost universally negative reviews, to the point where rumors spread that the film’s distributor WarnerBros Creator/WarnerBros was selling the film to another company. Eventually, the film was released via a limited release/VOD plan.


* LeFilmArtistique



* LeFilmArtistique


* FollowTheLeader: Many critics noted that beyond some influences from outside directors, (Creator/DavidLynch, Creator/HarmonyKorine, and even some of Creator/TimBurton's more serious films) Directors Gosling worked with such as Creator/NicolasWindingRefn and Creator/TerrenceMalick’s influence rubbed off on him.



* KickTheDog: Bully [[spoiler:Killing Rat's pet rat]].



* MissingTrailerScene: Trailers featured a scene of Bully [[WalkingShirtlessScene walking shirtless]] shouting "Look at my muscles!" The scene in question does not appear in the final cut of the film.
* KickTheDog: Bully [[spoiler:Killing Rat's pet rat]].



* RuleOfSymbolism: The letter "D" (for "Debt") is painted on the foreclosed house [[TheScarletLetter in bright red]] at the beginning of the film, in a contemporary allusion to NathanielHawthorne's "A".

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* RuleOfSymbolism: The letter "D" (for "Debt") is painted on the foreclosed house [[TheScarletLetter [[Literature/TheScarletLetter in bright red]] at the beginning of the film, in a contemporary allusion to NathanielHawthorne's Creator/NathanielHawthorne's "A".



* XMeetsY: Charles Dickens meets David Lynch would be about right.

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* XMeetsY: Charles Dickens Creator/CharlesDickens meets David Lynch Creator/DavidLynch would be about right.


* FollowTheLeader: Many critics noted that beyond some influences from outside directors, (Creator/DavidLynch, Creator/HarmonyKorine, and even some of Creator/TimBurton's more serious films) Directors Gosling worked with such as Creator/NicolasWindingRefn and Creator/TerrenceMalick’s influence rubbed off on him.



* KickTheDog: Bully [[spoiler:Killing Rat's pet rat]].



* MissingTrailerScene: Trailers featured a scene of Bully [[WalkingShirtlessScene walking shirtless]] shouting "Look at my muscles!" The scene in question does not appear in the final cut of the film.
* KickTheDog: Bully [[spoiler:Killing Rat's pet rat]].



* RuleOfSymbolism: The letter "D" (for "Debt") is painted on the foreclosed house [[TheScarletLetter in bright red]] at the beginning of the film, in a contemporary allusion to NathanielHawthorne's "A".

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* RuleOfSymbolism: The letter "D" (for "Debt") is painted on the foreclosed house [[TheScarletLetter [[Literature/TheScarletLetter in bright red]] at the beginning of the film, in a contemporary allusion to NathanielHawthorne's Creator/NathanielHawthorne's "A".



* XMeetsY: Charles Dickens meets David Lynch would be about right.

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* XMeetsY: Charles Dickens Creator/CharlesDickens meets David Lynch Creator/DavidLynch would be about right.


* {{Expy}}: Bully is a [[Film/BlueVelvet leather-jacketed, psychotic, drugged-out rapist thug full of ranting monologues who is the head bad guy in charge of a decaying, nondescript area]] and vaguely resembles some kind of supernatural fairy tale villain. Gosling's [[DavidLynch directorial influences should be obvious]].

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* {{Expy}}: Bully is a [[Film/BlueVelvet leather-jacketed, psychotic, drugged-out rapist thug full of ranting monologues who is the head bad guy in charge of a decaying, nondescript area]] and vaguely resembles some kind of supernatural fairy tale villain. Gosling's [[DavidLynch [[Creator/DavidLynch directorial influences should be obvious]].


''Lost River'' is a Fantasy/Neo-Noir…[[MindScrew Thing]] written and directed by Creator/RyanGosling and starring Creator/ChristinaHendricks, [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Iain De Caestecker]], Creator/MattSmith, Creator/SaoirseRonan, Eva Mendes and Ben Mendelsohn. The [[RandomEventsPlot “plot”]] could reasonably be summed up as follows: In an initial setup resembling a Neo-Dickensian fairy tale, Billy (Hendricks) struggles to provide for her sons in downtrodden Detroit. Her son Bones (Caestecker) spends his days collecting scrap copper while trying to avoid Bully (Smith) who controls the area. Billy eventually works for a murder-themed burlesque house while Bones finds out about Lost River, a city that was flooded when a reservoir was built. Bones is told by his neighbor Rat (Ronan) that if he breaks off a piece of land and brings it to the surface, the “curse” cast over the land will end.

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''Lost River'' is a Fantasy/Neo-Noir…[[MindScrew Thing]] written and directed by Creator/RyanGosling and starring Creator/ChristinaHendricks, [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Iain De Caestecker]], Creator/MattSmith, Creator/SaoirseRonan, Eva Mendes and Ben Mendelsohn.Creator/BenMendelsohn. The [[RandomEventsPlot “plot”]] could reasonably be summed up as follows: In an initial setup resembling a Neo-Dickensian fairy tale, Billy (Hendricks) struggles to provide for her sons in downtrodden Detroit. Her son Bones (Caestecker) spends his days collecting scrap copper while trying to avoid Bully (Smith) who controls the area. Billy eventually works for a murder-themed burlesque house while Bones finds out about Lost River, a city that was flooded when a reservoir was built. Bones is told by his neighbor Rat (Ronan) that if he breaks off a piece of land and brings it to the surface, the “curse” cast over the land will end.


* {{Expy}}: Bully is a [[Film/BlueVelvet leather-jacketed, psychotic thug full of ranting monologues who is the head bad guy in charge of a decaying, nondescript area]] and vaguely resembles some kind of supernatural fairy tale villain. Gosling's [[DavidLynch directorial influences should be obvious]].

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* {{Expy}}: Bully is a [[Film/BlueVelvet leather-jacketed, psychotic psychotic, drugged-out rapist thug full of ranting monologues who is the head bad guy in charge of a decaying, nondescript area]] and vaguely resembles some kind of supernatural fairy tale villain. Gosling's [[DavidLynch directorial influences should be obvious]].


* FollowTheLeader: Many critics noted that beyond some influences from outside directors, (Creator/DavidLynch, Creator/HarmonyKorine) Directors Gosling worked with such as Creator/NicolasWindingRefn and Creator/TerrenceMalick’s influence rubbed off on him.

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* FollowTheLeader: Many critics noted that beyond some influences from outside directors, (Creator/DavidLynch, Creator/HarmonyKorine) Creator/HarmonyKorine, and even some of Creator/TimBurton's more serious films) Directors Gosling worked with such as Creator/NicolasWindingRefn and Creator/TerrenceMalick’s influence rubbed off on him.

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* XMeetsY: Charles Dickens meets David Lynch would be about right.

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* {{Expy}}: Bully is a [[Film/BlueVelvet leather-jacketed, psychotic thug full of ranting monologues who is the head bad guy in charge of a decaying, nondescript area]] and vaguely resembles some kind of supernatural fairy tale villain. Gosling's [[DavidLynch directorial influences should be obvious]].


''Lost River'' is a Fantasy/Neo-Noir…[[MindScrew Thing]] written and directed by Creator/RyanGosling and starring Creator/ChristinaHendricks, [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Iain De Caestecker]], Creator/MattSmith, Creator/SaoirseRonan, Eva Mendes and Ben Mendelsohn. The [[RandomEventsPlot “plot”]] could reasonably be summed up as follows: Billy (Hendricks) struggles to provide for her sons in downtrodden Detroit. Her son Bones (Caestecker) spends his days collecting scrap copper while trying to avoid Bully (Smith) who controls the area. Billy eventually works for a murder-themed burlesque house while Bones finds out about Lost River, a city that was flooded when a reservoir was built. Bones is told by his neighbor Rat (Ronan) that if he breaks off a piece of land and brings it to the surface, the “curse” cast over the land will end.

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''Lost River'' is a Fantasy/Neo-Noir…[[MindScrew Thing]] written and directed by Creator/RyanGosling and starring Creator/ChristinaHendricks, [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Iain De Caestecker]], Creator/MattSmith, Creator/SaoirseRonan, Eva Mendes and Ben Mendelsohn. The [[RandomEventsPlot “plot”]] could reasonably be summed up as follows: In an initial setup resembling a Neo-Dickensian fairy tale, Billy (Hendricks) struggles to provide for her sons in downtrodden Detroit. Her son Bones (Caestecker) spends his days collecting scrap copper while trying to avoid Bully (Smith) who controls the area. Billy eventually works for a murder-themed burlesque house while Bones finds out about Lost River, a city that was flooded when a reservoir was built. Bones is told by his neighbor Rat (Ronan) that if he breaks off a piece of land and brings it to the surface, the “curse” cast over the land will end.

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