Schlocky pulp that I haven't been able to stop thinking about, and that has some real potential to grow on me through sheer weirdness. Somewhat Wild Things-ish, with less conspiracy but even more trashy sexual tension.
Sumptuously saturated color-grading throughout.
Love the tonal shift from beginning to end, and the novelistic affect of focusing on character progression over efficient story progression. Didn't expect such an intense horror finale, and I was so here for it! Whether or not the ending drives home any sort of compelling meaning... different story.
The jellyfish-sting scene at the beach, while WILD, is excellently and elegantly constructed, aesthetically.
The editing contains several awkward cuts to only slightly altered camera angles, as well as…