evolution_film_trailerI was fortunate enough to catch Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s Evolution at last year’s AFI FEST, and was instantly smitten. It’s a wholly hypnotic experience that asks more questions with every answer that it gives us, but really resonates in a visceral way.

The story has to do with a small village populated only by young boys and adult women, the latter of who may be conducting sinister experiments on the children they watch over. I’m gonna leave it vague, because the less you know the better, but you can tell from the trailer, that this is a film that lives through its visual poetry, illustrating coming-of-age, sexual awakening and much more within its high concept.

Here’s my spoiler-free review if you’re interested, Evolution hits theatres and VOD November 25th.