At once global in scope and intimate in its focus, Mammoth
marks the English-language debut of Swedish writer/director Lukas Moodysson. The filmmaker's previous dramas -- Lilya 4-Ever
, and F**king Amal -- have been praised for their intimate depictions of relationships. However, with Mammoth
, Moodyson mistakes depression and dullness for depth with a script that features few surprises in its scenarios.
Mammoth stars indie favorites Gael Garcia Bernal (Babel) and Michelle Williams (Wendy and Lucy) as a happily married couple living in New York City. Though Leo's job as a successful website creator and Elle...