Elbert van Strien Feature film - 2020 - 111 min.
Twelve plus
Foul language

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Production Design

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Regie Elbert van Strien

Beste Sound Design Marco Vermaas

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Dark psychological thriller in which an American child psychiatrist loses her grip on reality when a mysterious ten-year-old patient claims he can direct her future.

The American child psychiatrist Marianne Winter moves to Scotland to start a new life. One of her new patients in the treatment centre is ten-year-old Manny. He is a close-lipped and enigmatic child who makes drawings of traumatic events and claims he can direct his practitioner’s future. When his obscure drawings do seem to become reality, Marianne starts an obsessive search, in this English-spoken psychological thriller. As a result, her life threatens to be completely derailed.


Production Company
Accento Films
Jani Thiltges
Arabella Page Croft
Co-production Company
Samsa Film
Black Camel Pictures
Director of Photography
Production Design
Anne Winterink
Costume Design
Sound Design
Visual Effects
Thekla Reuten
Elijah Wolf
Emun Elliott
Bill Paterson
Peter Mullan
Sam Hazeldine
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands, Luxembourg