Hypnotisören (The Hypnotist) (2012)

Hypnotisören (The Hypnotist) (2012)





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Celebrated filmmaker Lasse Hallstrom adapts Lars Kepler's bestseller to tell the story of a psychiatrist who employs hypnotism as a means of identifying the killer who attempted to wipe out an entire family. With the son clinging to life following a vicious attack, the psychiatrist (Mikael Persbrandt) puts the boy in a trance in hopes of saving the killer's final victim before it's too late. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Rating: NR
Genre: Drama , Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Lasse Hallstrom
Written By: Paolo Vacirca , Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril , Alexander Ahndoril
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Lena Olin
as Simone Bark
Mikael Persbrandt
as Doktor Erik Maria Bark
Tobias Zilliacus
as Joona Linna
Eva Melander
as Magdalena
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All Critics (3)

Dark and brooding, there's an intriguing mystery buried amongst the clichés and plot holes.

Full Review… | August 26, 2014
The List

It is not long before the recurrent motifs of sedative drugs, deep slumbers, comas and hypnosis have all come to highlight the film's soporific pace, making the viewer just feel sleepier and sleepier.

Full Review… | September 2, 2013
Grolsch Film Works

An inoffensive enough Nordic thriller that nevertheless completely blows its interesting premise.

Full Review… | August 28, 2013
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