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The Little Stranger (2018)

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After a doctor is called to visit a crumbling manor, strange things begin to occur.

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Lenny Abrahamson

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Lucinda Coxon, Sarah Waters (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ruth Wilson ... Caroline Ayres
Domhnall Gleeson ... Faraday
Charlotte Rampling ... Mrs. Ayres
Will Poulter ... Roderick Ayres
Josh Dylan ... Bland
Kate Phillips ... Diana Baker-Hyde
Anna Madeley ... Anne Granger
Camilla Arfwedson ... Young Mrs. Ayres
Harry Hadden-Paton ... Dr. David Granger
Amy Marston ... Mrs. Blundell
Lorne MacFadyen ... Dr. Calder
Thea Balich ... Surgical Assistant
Dixie Egerickx ... Gillian Baker-Hyde
Tim Plester
Darren Kent
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Storyline

THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family's story is about to become entwined with his own. Written by Focus Features

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From small acorns, dark mysteries grow. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some disturbing bloody images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland | UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Little Stranger See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$713,143, 13 September 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the second Pathe film to be distributed by Focus Features. The first one was Suffragette (2015). See more »

Goofs

It's meant to be Christmas and yet when Faraday and Caroline take a walk in the grounds to see the site for the new houses the trees in the background are in full leaf. See more »

Quotes

Faraday: What this house needs is a big dose of happiness.
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Connections

Referenced in The Film Review: Episode dated 21 September 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Sonata No 20 in A Major D. 959: II. Andantino
Composed by Franz Schubert
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Elegance
4 September 2018 | by v27678See all my reviews

I love the moody atmosphere of this movie and the cinematography. The action is very slow building and is not suitable for either children or fidgety ADD adults, as it does not rely on "boo" scares around every corner or over-the-top special-effects-overload in order to be good. When I saw the film at the cinema, there were actually people walking out of the movie half way through it. Their loss!


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