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The Little Stranger (2018)

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After a doctor is called to visit a crumbling manor, strange things begin to occur.

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Lenny Abrahamson

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Lucinda Coxon, Sarah Waters (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Domhnall Gleeson ... Faraday
Ruth Wilson ... Caroline Ayres
Charlotte Rampling ... Mrs. Ayres
Will Poulter ... Roderick Ayres
Josh Dylan ... Bland
Kate Phillips ... Diana Baker-Hyde
Camilla Arfwedson ... Young Mrs. Ayres
Anna Madeley ... Anne Granger
Harry Hadden-Paton ... Dr. David Granger
Darren Kent
Dixie Egerickx ... Gillian Baker-Hyde
Alison Pargeter ... Maid
Lorne MacFadyen ... Dr. Calder
Amy Marston ... Mrs. Blundell
Thea Balich ... Surgical Assistant
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THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family's story is about to become entwined with his own. Written by Focus Features

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Rated R for some disturbing bloody images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland | UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (Ireland) See more »

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Gross USA:

$713,143, 13 September 2018
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Second collaboration between Domhnall Gleeson and Will Poulter, the first was The Revenant. See more »

Goofs

It's meant to be Christmas and yet when Faraday and Caroline take a walk in the grounds to see the site for the new houses the trees in the background are in full leaf. See more »

Quotes

Faraday: What this house needs is a big dose of happiness.
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Connections

Referenced in Film 24: Episode dated 21 September 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Sonata No 20 in A Major D. 959: II. Andantino
Composed by Franz Schubert
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Desires
6 September 2018 | by abcvisionSee all my reviews

You can never go back. This tale is about a man trying to live out his youthful desires. Can you really channel you dreams of yesterday into reality. As a boy he wonders what it would be like to live in the stately manor and be the man of the house. As he attempts to cross the line, he discovers that it is true that the grass is greener on the other side, so there also is a higher water bill. The movie moves like an Ed Allen Poe story, intrigue, suspense, and full of unexpected surprises.


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