19 January 2012
Starring Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Sarah Paulson, Hugh Dancy.
Directed by Sean Durkin.
Classification: MA15+ (Strong themes and sex scenes), 102 mins.
Official Site: http://www.foxsearchlight.com/marthamarcymaymarlene/
A powerful psychological thriller, MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE stars Elizabeth Olsen as Martha, a young woman rapidly unraveling amidst her attempt to reclaim a normal life after fleeing from a cult and its charismatic leader (John Hawkes). Seeking help from her estranged older sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) and her brother-in-law (Hugh Dancy), Martha is unable and unwilling to reveal the truth about her disappearance. When her memories trigger a chilling paranoia that her former cult could still be pursuing her, the line between Martha’s reality and delusion begins to blur.