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Neptune Frost (2021)

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In an otherworldly e-waste camp made of recycled computer parts, a subversive hacking collective attempts a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region's natural resources--and its people. When an intersex runaway (Neptune, played by both Elvis Ngabo and Cheryl Isheja) and an escaped coltan miner (Matalusa, played by Kaya Free) find each other through cosmic forces, their connection sparks glitches within the greater divine circuitry. With hypnotic visuals and original songs composed by musician and co-director Saul Williams, this celestial cyber-musical offers a radically bold vision of power, exploitation, and love.

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Critic Reviews for Neptune Frost

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (10)

An Afrofuturist musical that's both a queer love story and a call to action, this is a great example of art that's revolutionary in form as well as subject.

January 28, 2022 | Full Review…

A vibrant act of cultural expression.

January 27, 2022 | Full Review…

Transmitting a massive download of ideas into one film, there's no doubt that Williams and Uzeyman have creativity to spare, and they deserve all the support they can get to share it with the world.

October 28, 2021 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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Neptune Frost utilizes everything the medium of film has to offer - visually, sonically, and emotionally.

September 21, 2021 | Full Review…

Neptune Frost resets the musical as a kind of sonic subversion, where the organic nature of intersectionality is revealed; far from a construct, it's a literal rhythm where critiques of heteronormativity sit in radical harmony with those of race

September 18, 2021 | Full Review…

The filmmakers have crafted a world that feels both part of the greater traditions of Afrofuturism, while also feeling uniquely its own.

September 14, 2021 | Full Review…

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