I suppose some people will find this film very meaningful. Set, for whatever reason, in October 1988, Donnie Darko's story tracks four weeks in the life of its eponymous hero (played by Jake Gyllenhaal), an alienated teenager living in the ubiquitous Posh American Suburb we see in movies but never in real life, and struggling with the normal issues teenage… read more!
Movies Directed by Richard Kelly (in alphabetical order)
First of all, I freely admit to being one of the few people who didn't go for Richard Kelly's 2001 debut film Donnie Darko. I found it a weak attempt at David Lynch-esque pop surrealism, aimed at angsty teenagers. Years later, I agreed to watch it again, after reading all the notes on the film and after Kelly's "director's cut"… read more!