The Humans follows the Blake family. Brigid, the youngest of two daughters, has just moved into a new condo in New York City with her boyfriend Richard. Her father, Erik, mother, Deirdre, and sister, Aimee are journeying to see the new area and to spend Thanksgiving together, taking care of Erik’s mom Momo all through the night. As they make small discussions and bond over the route of the film, old, heavy wounds are revisited, and secrets and methods are revealed. The Humans explores the family dynamic in all of its raw, unfiltered messiness.
Through heated, muted, stilted exchanges, and soft moments, the movie sits pretty genuinely in the awkward pauses, the phrases that go unspoken, and the day-to-day dread that so regularly accompanies family get-togethers. Karam encapsulates the ride of being in one — in the film’s cast, teeny tiny — region with cherished ones, how daunting it is to sit in the identical room and be requested the same questions or rehash familiar, and hurtful, drama.
|Release Date||28 October 2021|
|Running time||1h 48mins|
|File type||SRT (Zip file)|