What turns out is an interesting and eerie slice of independent ensemble drama, more effective as distinct portions then the muddied whole it will add into.
Those going into the movie expecting a hard fought thriller will definitely be disappointed, but people who enjoy more low key fair might have found their sleeper hit of the moment.
Starting with this basic concept, Karen Moncrieff, the writer and director, will show how those associated with this corpse react around the event.
In loosely connected stories, this body becomes either foreground or background material to each scenario's more personal, character-based meditations.
This type of indirect peer pressure can be positive if the partner and their friends steer clear of drugs and alcohol, or it can be an early introduction to a potentially life-altering problem.
During her examination of the victim in the morgue, she becomes convinced the corpse is that of her missing sister.
The Dead Girl reeks of professionally depressive performances.
No more ensemble work then a collection of different short films thrown together, casting here nevertheless will make this feature far more attractive then it could have been.
An older woman, married to a man who pays her little attention, finds evidence in a storage unit; how will she handle it?
The mother of the dead girl, who left home some years before, visits the last place her daughter lived and makes her own discoveries. An atmospheric sextuplet of stories revolving around The Dead Girl makes for an intriguing, if unnecessary diversion from your standard murder mystery.