Lane 4 (2019)

N/R, Drama, 94 Minutes

Amanda, an introverted 12 year-old swimming athlete, finds safety in her own world: underneath the water. Lacking attention from her parents, she spends most of the time at the swimming pool, training and trying to succeed in maybe the only thing she truly loves. Priscila, an amazing swimmer, becomes her opponent, not only in the pool also in life. A subtle power game begins.

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SBIFF Schedule
  • 01/20/2020
  • Metro 4
  • 8:30 am - 10:04 am
  • 01/24/2020
  • Metro 4
  • 12:00 pm - 1:34 pm
Reviewed on January 15, 2020 by Jon Kaye


4.0 out of 10 - Movie was doing okay until the end; fell off a cliff. (Jon)
4.0 - Not as described. Good underwater photography. (Meryl B.)
2.0 - Did not build sufficiently for the ending. (Sandy)

Craft 30%
Artistry 50%

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What I Liked
  • Beautifully filmed
  • Wonderful possibilities (early in the film)
What I Didn’t
  • Weak script
  • Terrible ending
  • Tedious shots of the young lady with the one expression