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Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2016-11-04

Runtime 117 minutes

Budget $23m

Revenue $29m


TMDB 7.5


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "This movie is going to have you on the edge of your seat definitely full of plot twists from beginning to end, worth a watch!"

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donna_thiessen shared a tip "Two parallel stories-one fictional and sensational , one personal and explicative. Beautiful cinematography."

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chad_cooper shared a tip "The 1st half of this film is excellent, the 2nd half less so. Still, a great film overall... and certainly worth the watch!"

iva_earl shared a tip "Disturbing"

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asaltysoul shared a tip "loved it! this movie is so good. i love Jake G."

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nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "Been meaning to watch this"

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jada23 shared a tip "This movie was really good but if it was just about the book, it would be just.... chefs kiss🤌 like it would be amazing."

jaclyn_solick shared a tip "Has great potential but was hard to follow in parts and no firm conclusion."

chrissy_5700 shared a tip "Wow. Dark, unsettling, sad. The ending leaves you wanting…which is kind of the point."

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harrisonleongay shared a tip "Love Tom Ford"

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emersun shared a tip "This was so excellent!!!!"

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PousseLananas shared a tip "Wow! Very strange, and very good."

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The_Gingerbread_Man_phd shared a tip "all y’all that saw that first scene and kept watching 📸📸📸 get help"

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deena_c shared a tip "Disturbing, but keeps you watching."

christopher_bowerso shared a tip "A bit dark, but very good. I liked the way they filmed this."

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melissa_1625 shared a tip "This movie was just ok. I expected more based on these reviews. Nothing super unexpected or exciting."

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kyra_johnson_6034 shared a tip "Strange start, slow story line but picks up a little. Interesting plot twists and character development"

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amine_copacabana shared a tip "Totally agree, is very well made"

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sheridan_ward shared a tip "Hey…what about this 😍carter is out, but I don’t know what will happen if you walk past Sawyer (massage)"

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mama_chef shared a tip "Very strange..if you're into that sort of thing"

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jay_ayala shared a tip "Great movie, Jake Gyllenhaal never disappoints"

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kcmess57 shared a tip "Dark and twisted"

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anna_schertler shared a tip "Emotional, Interesting and it gave me new perspectives on marriage and creating art ."

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blurayrad shared a tip "Tom Ford is a fantastic director.."

damon_larkins shared a tip "When I saw this in theatres, I was floored by how greatly executed this drama mystery unfolded. Sensational story!"

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lisa_small_4186 shared a tip "Have you seen this?"

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corey_howard shared a tip "Eh."

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marisa_walters shared a tip "Oh my god"

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jennifer_taylor_8915 shared a tip "I need to watch to remember"

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krc_entertainment shared a tip "Amazing acting as expected but neither stories are finished one more so is left open ended"

stephanie_b_1726 shared a tip "This movie was ok. Not what you expect. It's seems all mysterious and sci fi from the artwork and trailer and it's not."

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Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "Jake needs to carry a gun"

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emily_gunter_5423 shared a tip "Y’all. The beginning….. that alone will make you say “what?”"

kelsey_shiba shared a tip "A real thriller with lots of unexpected outcomes."

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beka_lynn shared a tip "Loved it!"

kaden_zipen shared a tip "Such a dark and intriguing film, amazing storytelling."

chels. shared a tip "I couldn’t finish it. 😫💤 I love Tom Ford, though. Maybe one of these days I will finish it."

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axyl_keith_monleon shared a tip "Beautifully done 👍🏼"

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jennifer_gould shared a tip "Edward is a badass"

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becky_kohr shared a tip "Good thriller. A litte disturbing. Not for everyone."

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kolton_hegstrom shared a tip "Really intense"

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jak_gach shared a tip "It was good. Super suspenseful but still easy to follow"

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machie_ravers shared a tip "Visually stunning. Tom Ford has such an eye for capturing the beautiful and grotesque."

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tif_tif shared a tip "So good!!"

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roberta_macneil shared a tip "Unsettling."

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