A child psychiatrist loses her grip on reality when a ten-year-old boy claims he can control her future.
American child psychiatrist Marianne Winter (Thekla Reuten) moves to Scotland to start a new life after the tragic death of her husband (Sam Hazeldine). She immediately starts treating a disturbed ten-year-old boy called Manny (Elijah Wolf), who draws pictures of traumatic events and claims he can control her future. When his drawings seem to come true in real life, Marianne begins an obsessive quest for the truth that will derail her life.
112' / colour
Genre: psychological thriller
Original title: MARIONETTE
Dir: Elbert van Strien
Prod: Accento Films (NL) - Claudia Brandt, Elbert van Strien, BosBros (NL) - Burny Bos
Co-prod: Samsa Film (LU), Black Camel Pictures (UK)
Sc: Elbert van Strien, Ben Hopkins
D.O.P.: Guido van Gennep
Completed: January 2020
Cast: Thekla Reuten (RED SPARROW, THE AMERICAN), Peter Mullan (THE MAGDALENE SISTERS, BRAVEHEART), Emun Elliott (GAME OF THRONES, PROMETHEUS), Sam Hazeldine (THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER'S WAR, THE MONUMENTS MEN), Bill Paterson.
Elbert van Strien:
a.o. UNCLE HANK (2012, feature), TWO EYES STARING (2010, feature).
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