...Tim and his older brother Chris (...) are getting by in a grim, dirty hothouse of an environment. The film charts their efforts in lyrical, odd instances, less a narrative than a series of impressions.
A languid, quietly moving love triangle.
...a fine cast ensure that it's decent enough.
The gritty coming-of-age story Undertow ambitiously sets out to be one of those rare modern films that blend realistic, character-driven drama with the narrative tension of a thriller.
Brady becomes the victim of a plot by his fiancee, Hart, and his best friend, Russell, who attempt to frame the innocent fellow on a murder charge.