Marling and Batmanglij, who previously gave us the excellent Sound of My Voice, here have a broader canvas and a bigger budget to play with.
Richard Gere gives one of his best ever performances in this sleek and slick financial thriller.
This wily, unassuming little drama packs a considerable punch. It creeps up on you unawares, slyly enfolding you in its grip by stealth.
There are all kinds of redemption stories in cinema history, but very few, if any, involve the idea of another planet entering the solar system.