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Run (2020)

Directed by:
Aneesh Chaganty

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Psychological thriller

NORWEGIAN TITLE
Run

RUNNING TIME
89 minutes

Produced by:
Natalie Qasabian
Sev Ohanian

Written by:
Aneesh Chaganty
Sev Ohanian


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Diane Sherman Sarah Paulson
Chloe Sherman Kiera Allen
Mailman Tom Pat Healy -

 

Review

It was only a question of time before Hollywood would capitalize on the Gypsy Rose case, and this thriller directed and co-written by Aneesh Chaganty opens promisingly with Sarah Paulson playing an overprotective mother who has home-schooled and raised her disabled teenage daughter by herself. Casting real-life wheelchair user Kiera Allen as the daughter was a clever and effective approach, because Allen's authentic and emotionally resonant performance is what retains the film's authenticity right up until the cliché-ridden final third, at which point Paulson's character tips over from three-dimensional to horror genre stereotype. The wonderful Pat Healy appears in a miniscule role as the local postman.

Copyright © 21.08.2022 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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