Love, Obsession, And Queer Cinema: Exploring "Jagged Mind"

Jagged Mind poster.

"Jagged Mind" ventures beyond the ordinary bounds of cinema, presenting more than just a sapphic psychological thriller in its own style. This unique movie, directed by Kelley Kali, combines passion, obsession, and science fiction for an immersive cinematic experience. 

A Complex And Captivating Plot

In "Jagged Mind," the plot is a testament to narrative excellence.

Inspired by the short film "First Date," it tells the story of Billie, a woman dealing with memory loss, blackouts, and strange visions. As the story unfolds, Billie soon realizes she's trapped in time loops connected to her abusive girlfriend, Alex. 

"Jagged Mind": An Emotionally Intense Film

"Jagged Mind" fearlessly tackles domestic violence, a subject often overlooked in queer cinema. Yet, it navigates this subject with an intense and gravitating touch that renders you speechless.

In the leading roles, Maisie Richardson-Sellers and Shannon Woodward deliver impressive performances, capturing the intricate emotions of their characters.

With meticulous editing and abrupt transitions, the film effectively conveys Billie's disorientation, especially at the start, resulting in a tense and mesmerizing atmosphere.

"Jagged Mind" is an intriguing and unpredictable narrative that explores profound themes uniquely, defying expectations and leaving a lasting impression on viewers.

Written by Allyson Morgan, the movie invites you to experience a captivating narrative that explores the depths of human emotion and imagination. It surpasses the boundaries of a traditional love story.

Trailer: A Captivating Preview Of "Jagged Mind"

Check out the "Jagged Mind" trailer below; it offers a tantalizing glimpse of the film's intensity and intrigue, enticing you to explore more.

Cast Introduction

The cast of "Jagged Mind" is a true gem. Here are some of the main actors:

  • Maisie Richardson-Sellers (DC's Legends of Tomorrow) as Billie
  • Shannon Woodward (Westworld) as Alex
  • Rosaline Elbay (Kaleidoscope) as Christine
  • Shein Mompremier (Black Lightning) as Rose
  • Kate Szekely (Shark Waters) as Kim
  • Jimmy Jean-Louis (Heroes) as Papa Juste

Release Date & Where To Watch "Jagged Mind"

You can catch "Jagged Mind" now as it's available for streaming on both Hulu and Disney+.

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