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|Featuring:|| Emily Blunt … Rachel Watson
Luke Evans … Scott Hipwell
Rebecca Ferguson … Anna Watson
Haley Bennett … Megan Hipwell
Laura Prepon … Cathy
Edgar Ramírez … Dr. Kamal Abdic
Allison Janney …
Lisa Kudrow … Monica
|Director:||Tate Taylor—“The Help”|
“What you see can hurt you.”
Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “In the thriller, Rachel (Emily Blunt), devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. This film is based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel, an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller.
Every day, she takes the train in to work in London, and every day the train passes by her old house. The house she lived in with her husband, who still lives there, with his new wife and child. As she attempts to not focus on her pain, she starts watching a couple who live a few houses down—Megan and Scott Hipwell. She creates a wonderful dream life for them in her head, about how they are a perfect happy family. And then one day, as the train passes, she sees something shocking, filling her with rage. The next day, she wakes up with a horrible hangover, various wounds and bruises, and no memory of the night before. She has only a feeling: something bad happened. Then come the TV reports: Megan Hipwell is missing. Rachel becomes invested in the case and trying to find out what happened to Megan, where she is, and what exactly she herself was up to that same night Megan went missing.”
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