Fondazione Prada + MUBI Spotlight Misunderstood Films in Their “Perfect Failures” Series

Stream unexpected critical disappointments and disastrous commercial flops that warrant revisiting

Five years after its release, the thrilling, subversive film Donnie Darko had already cemented itself as a cult classic and its writer/director, Richard Kelly, as one forward-thinking filmmaker to watch. Then Kelly’s follow-up, Southland Tales, opened at the Cannes Film Festival to nothing short of a ruinous reception. For those of us who saw it in 2006, Kelly’s truly odd cinematic work did not obscure …