Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz), a sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends - but Greta's maternal charm begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta's life is what it seems in this suspense thriller directed by Academy Award winner Neil Jordan.
In the film, Frances' friend's name is Erica. This is the same name as the character Isabelle Huppert plays in the 2001 psychosexual thriller, The Piano Teacher. See more »
When Frances is bombarded with dozens of calls and texts, she does nothing about it, even though she wants them to stop. Most people use cellphones and almost all people who do know that 1 switch allows you to block calls from a particular number; however, neither Frances or her roommate do this. See more »
Written by Jude Shuma (as Daniel Jude Shuma)
Performed by Jude Shuma
Courtesy of Propelr Music
By arrangement with Mutiny Recordings See more »
The acting was great and there was definitely some real suspense created but also a lot of cliche and unbelievable things occurred (mostly things secondary to the plot actually).
I felt that the movie could have been shorter/ended earlier.
Overall though the movie was very well acted and enjoyable. Left with a slightly different (and more cautious) view of the world.
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