A former banker, his actress wife, and their spirited daughter book a vacation at an isolated modern home in the Welsh countryside where nothing is quite as it seems.


David Koepp


David Koepp (written for the screen by), Daniel Kehlmann (based on the novel by)
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Complete credited cast:
Kevin Bacon ... Theo / Stetler
Amanda Seyfried ... Susanna
Avery Tiiu Essex ... Ella (as Avery Essex)
Colin Blumenau Colin Blumenau ... Shopkeeper (as Colin Bluemenau)
Lowri Ann Richards ... Welsh Woman (as Lowri-Ann Richards)
Joshua C Jackson Joshua C Jackson ... Production Assistant - Susanna's Movie (as Joshua C. Jackson)
Eli Powers ... Susanna's Assistant


The stressed and jealous middle-aged banker Theo is married with the young actress Susanna and they have a six-year-old daughter, Ella. Theo is a hated man since he was accused of drowning his first wife, but he was considered not guilty by the justice. Out of the blue, they decide to travel on vacation to a huge, isolated house in the Welsh countryside to resolve the problems in their relationship. But soon they have nightmares and Theo believes something evil is hidden in the house. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The House Finds You.


Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence, disturbing images, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


The house the Conroys rent is Life House (Ty^ Bywyd), a vacation home in Llanbister, Wales. It was designed by famed British architect John Pawson and completed in 2016. It was designed in collaboration with philosopher Alain de Botton, who said, "'With Life House, we were looking to reinvent the monastery for a secular modern age, based upon the concept of a retreat, to take us back to the earliest days of Buddhism in the east and of Stoic philosophy in the West." See more »


The bouncer at the set has on a Furious 7 hat and there is zero connection between the actors in the two films. See more »


References Furious 7 (2015) See more »


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Watch out, the synopsis is wrong !
19 June 2020 | by silva_e_souzaSee all my reviews

There is a little problem here. There is written that "A screenwriter travels to a remote house in Wales with his family so that he can write the sequel to his big hit film, but he begins to regret his decision after suffering from a severe case of writer's block. " This is probably from another movie, because he is not a writer. He is an ex-banker and there is no writer's block, of course... But the film is medium and Kevin Bacon is great !

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18 June 2020 (USA) See more »

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