The acclaimed thriller “Escape”, starring Sarah Paulson, is out now on Netflix. The production debuted this Friday (02), in the programming grid.
The plot follows a teenage girl who has spent her entire life in isolation with her mother and ends up uncovering a terrible secret hidden for many years. Does the daughter go mad after all this time in the cloister, or is the mother a psychopath?
The film will be released in theaters by Paris Filmes, but its premiere has been canceled due to theatrical closures due to the growth of COVID-19 cases. Eventually, the streaming giant acquired the international distribution rights for the feature film.
In the United States, production was started by the Hulu platform.
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Criticism | Sarah Paulson and Kiera Allen star in ‘Escape,’ one of the year’s best thrillers
The feature film has already debuted on international circuits and made a surprisingly big hit among critics.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the feature has won 93% approval, scoring 7.30 / 10 based on 83 reviews to date. According to the German consensus, the film is “solidly played” and “constructed with wisdom”, becoming an “incredible thriller”.
“A Fragile and Sordid Diversion” – Entertainment Weekly.
“A perfectly dynamic, well-edited and agile thriller” – FilmWeek.
“Representation of people with disabilities is necessary, and ‘Escape’ is doing it the right way” – The Mary Sue.
“Fast and clean – the movie comes in, does its job, and goes before we can thank you” – The MacGuffin.
“Paulson’s performance is what helps turn this thriller into warped entertainment” – Entertainment Voice.
The production is directed by Aneesh Chaganty, responsible for the thriller “Buscando …”.
Kiera Allen and Pat Healy round out the cast.
In addition to directing, Chaganty co-wrote the screenplay alongside Sev Ohanian.
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