10 Films To Watch If You Liked Shiva Baby

10 Films To Watch If You Liked Shiva Baby
Earning raves from critics and audiences alike, Shiva Baby subverted coming-of-age tropes with witty deadpan tension and a horror-like atmosphere. The film takes place in the course of one 'shiva' (a Jewish period of mourning after a funeral) as Rachel Sennott's Danielle confronts old and present lovers. Filled with anxiety-inducing scenes, the aimless heroine is further continuously interrogated about her life choices by one annoying relative after the other.

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In addition to redefining its genre, Shiva Baby has also been praised for its authentic and sensitive portrayal of its Jewish bisexual protagonist. The realistic nature of the situational humor definitely makes debutant writer-director Emma Seligman a talent to watch out for. For fans who finish this film seeking for similar entertainment, they'll be in luck, as this tone is replicated in a number of other recent titles.
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