Episode 126: High Life

This week, Morgan and Gavia discuss Claire Denis' unnerving new science fiction film, High Life, starring Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche. They discuss Denis and Pattinson's collaboration, the film's unusual relationship with the space movie canon, and the existential terror of existence.

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Film Review: Robert Pattinson in ‘High Life’,” Jessica Kiang, Variety

The Point of No Return,” Nick Pinkerton, Film Comment

The Close-Up: Claire Denis & Robert Pattinson Talk High Life at NYFF56,” Film at Lincoln Center

The Artistic Chemistry of Robert Pattinson and Claire Denis,” David Sims, The Atlantic

“‘We were afraid of the void’: Claire Denis on working with Robert Pattinson and navigating High Life’s deep space,” A.A. Dowd, AV Club

Claire Denis on Black Holes, Olafur Eliasson, and the Making of High Life,” Dan Schindel, HyperAllergic

Robert Pattinson: ‘There’s Something very sensual about the way Claire shoots’,” Hannah Woodhead, Little White Lies

‘Nothing could have prepared me for the finished film’ – Mia Goth on High Life and Claire Denis,” Jonathan Hatfull, SciFiNow