GFF REVIEW: ‘Surge’ (2021) is an Uncomfortable But Liberating Experience

March 6, 2021
44. SURGE_Still2_Ben Whishaw_Photographer Will Grundy

GFF REVIEW: ‘Surge’ (2021) is an Uncomfortable But Liberating Experience

March 6, 2021

Joseph (Ben Whishaw) works in airport security. Every day, he puts on his tie, beckons passengers through the scanners, and goes home to sit in front of the telly with a microwave meal for one. Whether at work or striding through the streets of London, he is swallowed up by crowds – a single face smothered by the restraints of civility, barely keeping a lid on his more primal desires. Surge is a 105-minute rollercoaster ride depicting what happens when the lid blows off, as Joseph embarks on an adrenaline-fuelled episode of mania and liberation. 

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