Directed by Lorcan Finnegan. With Imogen Poots, Danielle Ryan, Molly McCann, Jesse Eisenberg. A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth like neighborhood of identical houses..Critics Consensus. Vivarium may confound almost as often as it intrigues, but this well acted sci fi horror hybrid has interesting ideas and explores them with style. Total Count . Release .Vivarium is a science fiction thriller film directed by Lorcan Finnegan, from a story by Finnegan and Garret Shanley. An international co production between Ireland, Denmark and Belgium, the film stars Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg The film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on . It was released in Ireland on by Vertigo Releasing.There's more hand me down genre movie tropes than recognizable human behavior in the new sci fi horror hybrid "Vivarium," about a young couple Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots who is abducted and forced to raise a creepy pod person child.Which wouldn't be so bad if "Vivarium" wasn't about the suffocating nature of marriage and parenting in the st century..Film Review Vivarium This pseudo sci fi drama from Lorcan Finnegan is impressive looking and well played on a low budget, but the thing is so confounding that fans of freakier fantasy could well be left cold..'Vivarium' Film Review Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots are a couple who land in a Kafkaesque suburban hell. But this is one Twilight Zone that's hell on the au.nce..Vivarium review home is where the hell is Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots are plunged into a suburban nightmare in this unsettling satire on consumerism Mark Kermode , Observer film critic.Vivarium is a smart and gripping yarn, although Eisenberg feels underused and possibly miscast as a rugged outdoor type who spends much of the film engaged in hard manual labor..Rotten Tomatoes, home of the Tomatometer, is the most trusted measurement of quality for Movies TV. The definitive site for Reviews, Trailers, Showtimes, and Tickets.Vivarium is a lab rat experiment of a film, with flat, facetious humour and a single insidious joke maintained and developed with monomaniacal intensity. In its way, this film is an emblem of .