Tyler gets out of control when she realizes she is the only black person to attend a weekend birthday party in a secluded cabin.
Initial release: December 5, 2018 (USA)
Director: Sebastián Silva
Distributed by: Magnolia Pictures
Cinematography: Alexis Zabe
Producers: Jacob Wasserman, Gigi Graff, Carlos Zozaya
Think “Go” without the horror-fantasy element, but with much more alcohol consumption, and you have the essence of “Tyrel”. The latest from Sebastián Silva is a disconcerting image of the uncomfortable weekend of an African-American guest among something else. A group of totally white strangers who came to him in a cabin in the Catskills. It is not a special comment about the race or anything else, this lively and unpleasant serious comedy, however, works very well in capturing the concern of being alone and uncomfortable at a party where you immediately know you will not fit. That is not a sensation that nobody likes to experience, either on screen or outside it, which suggests limited prospects perhaps more in the “Nasty Baby” and “Magic Magic” of writer-helmer than their relative successes ” The Maid “and” Crystal Fairy. ”
Tyler, thirty years old (Jason Mitchell from “Mudbound” and “Straight Outta Compton”) needs to leave town for a moment, as his girlfriend’s drama-filled family has taken over his apartment for a few days. Ergo agrees to move forward when his friend Johnny (Christopher Abbott) invites him to drive to the north of the state and hang out with the latter’s friends, a team made up exclusively of men who apparently meets at Nico’s rural cabin (Nicolas Arze) to celebrate Pete’s birthday (Caleb Landry Jones). The energy is immediately superior to the top in a way that everyone else is familiar with, but which Tyler finds unpleasant.