• Therese (2014)


Release Date: February 21st, 2014

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

A woman (Elizabeth Olsen) and her lover (Oscar Isaac) conspire to murder her mild-mannered husband (Tom Felton), but overwhelming guilt soon turns their passion into hatred.

Cast: Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange, Matt Lucas, Shirley Henderson, Mackenzie Crook, John Kavanagh

Director: Charlie Stratton

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: LD Entertainment

Keywords: Emotional, Dark, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 45
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    If the movie fails to conjure soiled 19th-century Paris, that's not primarily because it was shot in Hungary and Serbia. More problematic are the English-language dialogue and actors who speak in a variety of accents and perform in a range of styles. show more

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    In a showy adaptation by first-time helmer Charlie Stratton, the story is more glum than seductive -- offering surprising sexual encounters, yes, but too little of the slow burn and psychological depth that might have made the Les Mis-meets-Jim Thompson concept get under one's skin. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Here is a culture in which female strength, having no outlet, must become distorted or lethal. In Therese and her aunt, we find two manifestations of the same disease. show more

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