Brick, a film by Rian Johnson is a strangely mysterious white knuckle ride into the heart of darkness. Combining the gritty, engaging elements of film noir with a tale of high school adolescence, Brick is an immensely consistent take on the classic detective stories.

Set in the middle of Nowherseville USA, the story follows Brendon, a lonely, heartbroken teenager desperate to win back the affections of his beautiful ex-girlfriend. However his determination to reconnect his relationship with his ex (Emilie de Ravin) turns into a much darker quest when he finds her body face down in a shallow river bank…