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Review: 'Control' is a quiet triumph with a distinctive voice
Review: 'Control' is a quiet triumph with a distinctive voice

Anja Marquardt's striking debut feature, "She's Lost Control," depicts the slow unraveling of behavioral psychology student and sex surrogate Rhona (a remarkable Brooke Bloom) as she attempts to navigate the clinical intimacies with her clients. Simultaneously, she's trying to finish her graduate degree, fend off family troubles and cope with an apartment that's a near-slum. Mark Menchaca co-stars as Rhona's most problematic client, Johnny, and his brooding brutishness speaks to an inner torment on the cusp of violently breaking the surface. Bloom does fine, subtle work here, as a woman constantly keeping her emotions tamped down, without any outlet....

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