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Release Date: September 2nd, 2016

DVD Release Date: February 7th, 2017

R|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
An acclaimed neurologist (Jamie Dornan) taps into the unconscious mind of a 9-year-old boy (Aiden Longworth) who has survived nine near-death accidents.

Cast: Jamie Dornan, Sarah Gadon, Aiden Longworth, Aaron Paul, Oliver Platt, Molly Parker, Barbara Hershey, Julian Wadham

Director: Alexandre Aja

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Production Co: Brightlight Pictures, Blank Tape, Fire Axe Pictures

Distributors: Summit Premiere

Keywords: Dark, Growing up, Escape, Engaging, Doctor, Hospital

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  • By the time director Alexandre Aja brings together the pieces with an illuminating pang of emotion, most viewers’ confusion will have given way to indifference. show more

  • There’s a hint of Aja’s old love of shock-value horror in this film, but it’s blunted by syrupy fake sentiment, mismanaged twists, and half-baked plotlines. show more

  • With its clever structure and pacing, its range of emotional notes, and its remarkable use of magic realism, The 9th Life of Louis Drax makes for an absorbing and memorable mystery. show more

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