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R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
An administrator's bored wife (Natasha Richardson) begins a torrid affair with an institutionalized artist (Marton Csokas) who beat his wife to death.

Cast: Natasha Richardson , Ian McKellen , Marton Csokas , Hugh Bonneville , Judy Parfitt , Sean Harris , Gus Lewis , Wanda Ventham

Director: David Mackenzie

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Asylum (2005)

Release Date: August 12th, 2005|1 hr. 36 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle

    Mostly meets expectations. show more

  • 40
    Wall Street Journal

    Ms. Richardson and Mr. Csokas are sunk mainly by the script (it's the handiwork of "Closer" playwright Patrick Marber and Chrysanthy Balis) and by their complete lack of chemistry. Still, their performances do them no credit. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Alternately tedious, cliched and unintentionally funny. show more

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