The Little Stranger tells the story of Dr. Faraday (Domhnall Gleeson – Ex Machina), the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor.
During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own.
I don’t know the original novel, but based on what I’ve seen here, it has a good cast and could make for a good film.
The Little Stranger doesn’t yet have a release date in either the UK or US.
Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Screenplay: Lucinda Coxon
Novel: Sarah Waters
Also stars: Ruth Wilson, Charlotte Rampling, Will Poulter, Anna Madeley, Camilla Arfwedson, Kate Phillips, Josh Dylan
Check out the trailer below:
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