Lucas, an out-of-work nuclear scientist, struggles with tension in his marriage after his wife Violet mysteriously terminates her pregnancy without his consent. As Lucas' physical health ...
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Lucas, an out-of-work nuclear scientist, struggles with tension in his marriage after his wife Violet mysteriously terminates her pregnancy without his consent. As Lucas' physical health begins to inexplicably deteriorate, Violet's behavior grows increasingly bizarre and he seeks clarity from his therapist Dr. Benedict. Exhausted by his job search, strange events begin to occur in the home and his medical condition progressively declines. Benedict recommends they try an alternative therapy, but it only makes matters worse. Lucas questions Benedict's effectiveness as his grip on reality begins to fade. Violet's deceitful behavior arouses his ever-deepening suspicions, and after a visit from two mysterious guests, her insidious behavior becomes disturbingly pervasive. Lucas' anger and frustration turns to fear as Violet's sinister intentions are revealed. Lucas tries in vain to escape the evil web she has spun, but by the time he discovers the truth, it might be too late.Written by
To say its a horror film is excessive as there is more tension and mystery than horror. Having said that Sophie Kargman does a really good job of being on the edge of deranged, although you're not quite sure.
I would say its more of a thriller with overtones. I think that we have become slightly insular to "horror" in films, so it needs to be really scary to be classed as a horror film.
I am not saying that some might find it horrific in places but I am sure that most won't. This doesn't detract from the off beat strangeness of the film as you are dragged along by the storyline.
Aiden Bristow works well as a believable character and you do feel for him and yet there is that nagging feeling in the back of your mind about him.
This is one of those films that if you don't watch it all you won't get it.
I found it very watchable and wasn't disappointed but I would have liked a little more depth to the plot.
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