• Greta (2019)


Release Date: March 1st, 2019

DVD Release Date: May 28th, 2019

R |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Frances finds a handbag on the New York subway and promptly returns it to Greta, an eccentric French piano teacher who loves tea and classical music. Having recently lost her mother, young Frances strikes up a seemingly harmless friendship with the lonely and kindly widow who enjoys her company. But when Greta's behavior becomes increasingly erratic and obsessive, Frances does whatever it takes to end the toxic relationship before things spirals out of control.

Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe, Colm Feore, Stephen Rea, Zawe Ashton, Jeff Hiller, Thaddeus Daniels

Director: Neil Jordan

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Metropolitan, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lawrence Bender Productions

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Friend, Escape, Office, Murder, Pursuit, Dark, New York City, Mystery, 2010s, Tense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Keith UhlichThe Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmaker's expressively cockeyed impulses soon take over (he's ably assisted by the terrific cinematographer Seamus McGarvey), and the resulting craziness is quite delightful to behold in the moment and to reflect on after. show more

  • 50
    Richard LawsonVanity Fair

    Huppert and Jordan are certainly capable of turning up the volume, but for whatever reason they pull back in Greta, getting stuck somewhere between shlockly art and arty schlock. That’s not a good place to be, even if it is a Greta one. show more

  • 70
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Greta is best read as tongue-in-cheek femme fun. And proof, certainly, that despite her considerable success, Huppert has not at all fallen into the trap of taking herself to seriously. show more

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