Beautiful score, grabs your attention and never lets it go.
The movie does not feel the need to spoon-feed anything to you through exposition - purely bouncing back and forth between imagined scenarios of death, flashbacks to traumatic childhood moments and work in the military, and a revenge-rescue plot that ties it all together.
The visuals work really hard to give you a distilled version of the reverberations of trauma and regret, and the abuse of authority and power over the vulnerable.
In the end, if I’m reading this correctly, Iris takes her power back in a way Joe couldn’t for every victim he’s come across. Hopefully Joe learns that treating his childhood trauma and the regret he has over the lives he couldn’t save with pills and more violent interactions keeps him on this suicidal path.
It’s a beautiful day.