Jessica Forever, Shudder

Shudder presents the uniquely riveting sci-fi apocalyptic fantasy, Jessica Forever, starring Aomi Muyock and Maya Coline. Directors Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel deliver a dystopian future where a band of lost boys need help finding inner peace. 

Jessica is the leader of a group of lost boys with a violent past who now seek peace and harmony. She is the only one to have ever brought them love and understanding. They only wish to create a world where they can live in peace together, and forever. 

Here are 5 reasons why you should see Jessica Forever:

5) Aomi Muyock!

Jessica Forever

Aomi Muyock dominates the screen with her charismatic presence as Jessica. In the film’s opening silent sequence, Muyock is able to do so much by saying very little, with just her expressive reactions. Dressed like a ninja, Jessica (Muyock) has to be an unconditional mother figure, a strong Joan of Arc type heroine, and a dynamic leader. 

4) Maya Coline!

A standout, Maya Coline brings such levity and charm as the vibrant Camille. As the love interest in the narrative, Camille (Coline) asserts herself in the romance with such magnetic energy. 

3) The World-Building!

Jessica Forever

Writing trio Caroline Poggi, Mariette Désert, and Jonathan Vinel have crafted an intriguing future; with flying drones hunting down unwanted orphans. Should this band of wayward boys be punished with death because of previous atrocities? Or, with the help of Jessica’s guidance, have they truly redeemed themselves?

2) The Direction!

There’s a scene in Jessica Forever that will just blow you away! In a beautiful experimental moment, the cinematography by Marine Atlan comes across as a metal ballad. It’s a visually stunning scene that does wonders when you actually see it.

1) An Experimental Sci-Fi Film!

Jessica Forever explores its dystopian future with a stylish and experimental flair. The film uses the sci-fi genre to ramp up its otherworldly uniqueness. 

Jessica Forever premieres on Shudder premieres Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

By Jorge Solis

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