Locked In

Locked In
Original title:Locked In
Director:Nour Wazzi
Running time:96 minutes
Release date:01 november 2023
An unhappy young bride, Lina, clashes with her mother-in-law, Katherine. Following a fleeting affair, Lina finds herself embroiled in a plot that seems intent on destroying her.

Mulder's Review

Directed by Nour Wazzi and written by Rowan Joffe, Locked in offers a thrilling and enigmatic cinematic experience that will leave audiences captivated and breathless.

The plot centers on a tense and difficult relationship between Lina, played by Rose Williams, and her enigmatic mother-in-law, Katherine, played by the talented Famke Janssen. In the background, an illicit affair paves the way for a web of secrets, betrayal and murder. The story promises a roller-coaster ride of emotions, with viewers perpetually on the edge and wanting to know more at every turn.

Famke Janssen, famous for her roles in X-Men and GoldenEye, plays Katherine, a mother-in-law suffering from locked-in syndrome. Her nurse, played by Anna Friel, becomes embroiled in the mystery as she seeks to uncover the truth behind Katherine's condition. Rose Williams plays Lina, a young bride trapped in a treacherous web of secrets and lies, both past and present.

The creative team behind Locked In is nothing short of exceptional. Director Nour Wazzi and screenwriter Rowan Joffe have joined forces to create this suspenseful story to our great delight, and manage to maintain a real sense of suspense without a false note. The story is full of twists and turns.

The release date, November 1, 2023, is strategically positioned just after Halloween, offering horror fans a thrilling treat that will extend their horror viewing into the following month. While Netflix's November line-up includes several promising films, Locked In stands out, a low-budget British production that should captivate audiences as awards season approaches.

Locked In is a thrilling psychological horror thriller that has all the makings of a captivating cinematic experience. The ensemble cast, including the talented Famke Janssen, Rose Williams, Finn Cole, Anna Friel and Alex Hassell, is ready to bring this suspenseful story to life. With its intrigue, meticulous direction and release date, November 1, 2023 promises to be a night filled with secrets, betrayals and murder when Locked In takes center stage, redefining suspense and leaving audiences captivated and breathless. Mark your calendars for an unprecedented cinematic journey.

Locked In
Directed by Nour Wazzi
Produced by Nicky Bentham
Written by Rowan Joffé
Starring Finn Cole, Rose Williams, Famke Janssen, Anna Friel
Music by Alex Baronowski
Cinematography : Reme Adefarasin
Edited by Fiona DeSouza
Production companies : Gaumont
Distributed by Netflix
Release date : November 1 2023 (World)
Running time : 96 minutes

Viewed on October 24, 2023 (Screener press Netflix)

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