Ryan Gosling attends the 'Lost River' premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2014 in Cannes, France.
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December 30, 2014 10:16 AM EST

Warner Bros. has decided not to release Ryan Gosling’s widely panned directorial debut Lost River in theaters.

The dark fantasy film, penned and directed by Gosling, follows a single mom and her teenage son who discover a underwater town near Detroit. It premiered to boos at the Cannes Film Festival in May; critics slammed the picture, including TIME’s Mary and Richard Corliss, who called it “pretentious horsesh-t.”

But don’t despair, die-hard Gosling fans! The film, which stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, will be available to stream at home beginning in April, according to Collider.


Write to Eliana Dockterman at eliana.dockterman@time.com.

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