ObservanceParker's life is taking a very circuitous route to debt-ville after the recent loss of his child. He then reluctantly returns to work as a private investigator. Embarking on an unusual assignment to observe a woman from an abandoned apartment, Parker witnesses bizarre happenings surrounding her...
Actors of "Observance"
Directors of "Observance"Joseph Sims-Dennett
Creators of "Observance"Joseph Sims-DennettJosh ZammitBirthdate: 22 October 1991, Sydney, Australia
Critic Reviews of "Observance"Hollywood ReporterMay 11, 2016
Joseph Sims-Dennett's Observance bundles voyeurism, blind obedience and grief up in a package that is already plenty disturbing before the biological horrors slink in.Little White LiesOctober 10, 2016
Sims-Dennett's slippery take on manipulation and madness ushers in a welcome return for the messy obfuscation and creepy indeterminacy formerly found in the neurotic cinema of the late '60s and early '70s.Rip It UpMay 11, 2016
Sims-Dennett's ambitious low-budget effort obviously borrows riffs from Eraserhead, The Shining and other classics, but it's very much its own film. And a bloody creepy one too, mate.Sydney Morning HeraldApril 07, 2016
A clever, low-budget exercise from the young Australian-based director Joseph Sims-Dennett, Observance is a hybrid of two familiar brands of psychological thriller.GuardianApril 04, 2016
A twitchy, icky, genuinely unsettling psychological thriller about a private investigator who takes on what appears to be a simple, well-paying job.FILMINK (Australia)April 01, 2016
The cool, languid pacing of the film is only occasionally disrupted by flashes of phantasmagoria, showing further confidence with restraint in a story that could have gone down the path of oversized jump scares and filtered flash cuts.Urban CinefileMarch 28, 2016
Largely incoherent, inconsistent and unauthentic, Observance offers such scant characterization in its limited number of protagonists that it becomes a challenge to pay attention.The Film StageFebruary 22, 2016
A horror/suspense filled to the brim with atmosphere and mood.Sight and SoundNovember 06, 2015
an intriguing, elliptical enigma that confronts us with our own complicit voyeurism, even as it leaves us unsure what exactly we have seen - or overlooked.Georgia StraightOctober 20, 2015
This stylish flick about a PI surveilling the blond crumpet across the road has a lot to recommend it.StarburstOctober 15, 2015
Observance implores you to continue watching, but doesn't quite fully reward its audience for doing so.
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