"They say we all lose 21 grams at the exact moment of our death. Everyone. And how much fits into 21 grams? How much is lost? When do we lose 21 grams? How much goes with them? How much is gained? How much is gained? 21 grams, the weight of a stack of five nickels, the weight of a humming bird, a chocolate bar. How much did 21 grams weigh?"
This movie was A+ in some aspects and didn't even earn a letter grade in others. If you like a movie that bounces around incessantly, almost seemingly trying to confuse you (but in an artsy way), you'll love it. Kind of in a Memento way but that's an insult to Memento. Anyway, I'm not going to even dignify this with a synopsis.
If you've seen other Focus films and you liked them (ahh yes, that trendy piece by Bill Murray...), give this the time of day. If you like Del Toro and Penn, its worth it for the acting.
Otherwise its a pretty depressing work of decent filmography that does a good job of making you feel like you're really there viewing a very disturbing turn of events.
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