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WHO’S IN IT?

Naomi Watts (The Ring), Oliver Platt (2012), Charlie Heaton (As You Are), David Cubitt (Ali), Jacob Tremblay (Room), Clémentine Poidatz (Hello, Goodbye), Crystal Balint (Comeback Season), Alex Braunstein (Tactik), Peter Outerbridge (Land of the Dead)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Farren Blackburn (Hammer of the Gods), director; Christina Hodson (film debut), writer; Claude Léger (Brick Mansions) and Sylvain Proulx (Territories), producers; Nathaniel Méchaly (Taken), composer; Yves Bélanger (Dallas Buyers Club), cinematographer; Baxter (Piranha 3D) and Maryline Monthieux (The Crimson Rivers), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Mary (Watts), a child psychologist, is left caring for her paralysed son Steven (Heaton) after a car accident that claimed her husband’s life, in a remote house in the middle of nowhere. During a freak storm, she starts to become convinced that there is someone in the house trying to kill her and her son…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Naomi Watts sells this intense psychological thriller as much as she can, and if there’s anyone who can pull off an effective lead in a horror film, it’s an actress like her.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2017

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