Halina Reijn’s astonishingly assured directorial debut tensely interrogates the fantasises of a veteran therapist (Carice van Houten, Game of Thrones), whose attraction to a sex offender patient escalates into a dangerous cat-and-mouse game.
The Netherlands 2019 | 98 minutes | In Dutch with English subtitles | Censors rating: R16 Rape, sexual material, violence & content that may disturb
Director: Halina Reijn | With: Carice van Houten, Marwan Kenzari, Marie-Mae van Zuilen, Pieter Embrechts, Betty Schuurman, Ariane Schluter, Maria Kraakman, Tamar van den Dop, Robert de Hoog, Juda Goslinga
- Online Premiere:
Thu 30 Jul, 8:00pm. Tickets on sale from 10 Jul.
- Online Rental:
Fri 31 Jul, 10:00am until Wed 5 Aug, 11:00pm. Tickets on sale from 25 Jul.
About the Filmmaker:
Halina Reijn is a Dutch actress, director, writer and producer. Alongside Carice van Houten she is the co-founder of Man Up, a production company formed with the goal of exploring darker, edgier stories that often remain untold from a female perspective. INSTINCT is her first film as director and Man Up’s first production.
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