• Unsane (2018)

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Unsane

Release Date: March 23rd, 2018

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 2018

R |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Sawyer Valentini relocates from Boston to Pennsylvania to escape from the man who's been stalking her for the last two years. While consulting with a therapist, Valentini unwittingly signs in for a voluntary 24-hour commitment to the Highland Creek Behavioral Center. Her stay at the facility soon gets extended when doctors and nurses begin to question her sanity. Sawyer now believes that one of the staffers is her stalker -- and she'll do whatever it takes to stay alive and fight her way out.

Cast: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Amy Irving, Polly McKie, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Gibson Frazier

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Production Co: Extension 765, New Regency

Distributors: Bleecker Street Media, Fingerprint Releasing

Keywords: Suspenseful, 2010s, Brooding, Doctor, Murder, Mystery, Hospital, Office, Mother, Rivalry, Escape, Fall

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Jonathan RomneyScreen Daily

    Admirers of Soderbergh’s experimental tendency will applaud the film’s execution – it was shot on the iPhone 7 Plus – while this story of a tenacious woman fighting all odds should have added appeal in this #MeToo moment. For a mainstream genre piece, however, the narrative execution is a little too cavalier to guarantee audience satisfaction. show more

  • 40
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unsane is a dispiritingly pedestrian woman-in-peril shocker to have come from such a maverick filmmaker. show more

  • 40
    Sam AdamsSlate

    In a film of more prepossessing style, the glaring leaps of logic might be easier to overlook, or at least there’d be more incentive to do so, but the cellphone is Soderbergh’s enemy as well. show more

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