Sweat

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    Emily MaskellLittle White Lies
    A sharp examination of the influencer culture zeitgeist.
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    Huw OliverTime Out
    Through it all, Koleśnik gives a remarkable performance that nails the public/private schism at the heart of Instagram celebrity.
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    Whitney SpencerRogerEbert.com
    An impressive art film that tells a story outside of the pathological narcissism commonly associated with the world of social media influencers.
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    Mark HansonSlant Magazine
    Sweat mostly adheres to a time-honored tale of the pitfalls of fame, despite its ultra-modern context.
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    Jessica KiangThe Playlist
    [A] well-made, good-looking, and engagingly performed film.
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    Guy LodgeVariety
    A hard, glistening study of life on the hamster wheel of Instagram celebrity, in which influence and inconsequence aren't quite the opposites they seem.
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    Ray LoboFilm Threat
    It is not trying to make you breathless from cheap tension; its goal is to leave you breathless from an aesthetic and storytelling perspective. Without a doubt, it achieves that goal.
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    Christopher Llewellyn ReedHammer to Nail
    In powerful cinematic strokes, Sweat takes on the burden of authenticity when all anyone wants of you is the image they already have in their own heads.
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    Molly AdamsIn Review Online
    Sweat proves to be a thoughtful, innovative, sometimes unsettling but profoundly honest look at new forms of intimacy in the age of influencers.
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    Alistair RyderView of the Arts
    One of the strongest films yet made about life in the social media bubble, interrogating how it affects real-world identities and relationships without resorting to lazy moralising.
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