WHO’S IN IT?
Kate Beckinsale (Underworld), Jim Sturgess (21), Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules), Ben Kingsley (Shutter Island), David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything), Brendan Gleeson (Calvary), Sinéad Cusack (V For Vendetta), Sophie Kennedy Clark (Philomena), Christopher Fulford (Bel Ami), Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels), Edmund Kingsley (Hugo)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Brad Anderson (The Machinist), director; Joe Gangemi (Wind Chill), writer; Mark Amin (Filth), Bruce Davey (Apocalypto) and Mel Gibson (The Passion of the Christ), producers; John Debney (Sin City), composer; Tom Yatsko (The Call), cinematographer; Brian Gates (film debut), editor
WHAT’ S IT ABOUT?
At the turn of the century, Edward Newgate (Sturgess), a recent graduate from medical school, fills a position at mental institution Stonehearst Asylum where he soon becomes take with one of his colleagues, the beautiful Eliza Graves (Beckinsale). However, Newgate is initially unaware of a recent and disturbing staff change…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
It’s a creepy tale of insanity and dominance, inspired by a story from the classic gothic author Edgar Allan Poe.