From the dazzling imagination that brought you It Follows comes a delirious neo-noir fever dream about one man's search for the truth behind the mysterious crimes, murders, and disappearances in his East L.A. neighborhood.
Sam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), frolicking in his apartment’s swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal, and conspiracy in the City of Angels.
Mitchell's ambitions, observations, and moods make the picture a dippy blast... - Empire
We're still early in David Robert Mitchell's career, but Under the Silver Lake is evidence of a budding major director.
There is something refreshing about Mitchell's playful approach to Los Angeles' sordid history of cults and murders, as well as the high and low pop culture and marketing that America's second largest city manufactures. - Observer
It's the kind of raggedy-ass thriller that only happens when a young filmmaker, emboldened by success, throws away discipline, hoping to summon the full, meandering spell of a paranoid nightmare. Don't hold it against him. - Time Out