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Shelley

Shelley (Denmark)

Directed by:
Ali Abbasi
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Category:
Synopsis:

Young Romanian Elena arrives in the Danish countryside to work as a housekeeper for Louise and her husband Kasper. Devastated for being unable to bear children, Louise offers Elena a generous financial deal to be the couple’s surrogate mother. Elena’s pregnancy brings joy to the home of Louise and Kasper, but only briefly. Bizarre hallucinations and unbearable sensations drive Elena to believe that something is frightfully wrong...

Festivals:
Berlin 2015 (Panorama)
 
Trailer:
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