“Fear always finds its victim”
- What is this movie about?
Minnesota 1990. A Police officer is investigating a child abuse that a father has committed to his daughter but discovers that some satanic sect is involved in the case…
- Why should you watch it?
It has taken Alejandro Amenábar 14 years to go back to basics, that is, to go back to what he really knows what to so: psychological thrillers. So this is the main incentive to watch this movie, how is he gonna surprise us?
The movie itself is really well filmed, you can feel his style in it, so if you are not used to it, you might find it a big strange at the beginning but nonetheless is a movie worth an opportunity. You might find the movie a bit slow at some points, but you spend most of the movie with your eyes open trying to get what is going on and how it is going to end.
As for the cast, both leading actors are marvelous in the roles. Ethan Hawke, as he is lately getting us used to, does a pretty good job of his police inspector and as for Emma Watson, who plays the victim, is saying goodbye to Hermione for good, and we don’t get reminded of her at all.
Don’t expect a horror movie cause this is not; it is a suspense/thriller movie nearer to classics like “The Changeling” than “The Howling”. Tik Tok..
- Did you know?
– On the first day of shooting of Regression Emma Watson coincidentally celebrated her birthday tweeting about “what a great birthday present” it was.
– Regression marks Alejandro Amenábar’s return to the thriller genre with which he began his career back in 1996.
– Emma Watson previously starred with David Thewlis in the Harry Potter series.
- You will like this if you liked (sort of):
– Abre los Ojos (1997) – Alejandro Amenábar
– The Others (2001) – Alejandro Amenábar