A couple of days before 1899 Christmas, the Oxford new graduate Dr. Edward Newgate arrives at the Stonehearst Asylum to complete training for his specialty of asylum medicine. He is met by armed men who take him to Dr. Silas Lamb, who welcomes his help and takes him under his wing. Edward is shocked to see the methods that Dr Lamb uses to run this asylum. He becomes infatuated with Eliza Graves, one of the patients who is a lady of status and does not seem to belong. One night, Edward overhears a knocking from the bowels of the facility and is shocked to find that everything is not as it seems in this place and that his uneasy feelings may be justified. What will Edward Choose? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
No one is what they seem
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for disturbing and violent images, sexual content and language
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You act like I'm some precious thing to be bartered or put on display or possessed.
It's not like that with me, Eliza.
No? How is it different?
It's you who possesses me.
Dansons la Gigue
Music by Paul Bonneau
Lyrics by Paul Verlaine
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