Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, Amy Irving
Story: Psychological horror-thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh which centers on a young woman, Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy), who leaves her hometown to escape a troubled past and begin a new job. But when she is involuntarily committed to a mental institution she is confronted by her greatest fear, but is it real or just her delusion? With seemingly no-one ready to believe her and the authorities unable or unwilling to help, she must confront her fears head on.
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Sawyer Valentini: Your life slips away from you, you know, changing your phone number and your email becomes normal. Taking out a restraining order, normal. Relocating to another city, normal.
Counselor: But you still see your stalker everywhere?
Sawyer Valentini: Rationally I know this is my imagination, but I’m alone in a strange city and I never feel safe.
Counselor: There’s some more forms you need to fill out, it’s just routine.
[handing in her forms at the hospital]
Sawyer Valentini: I’ve finished my homework.
Male Nurse: Sawyer Valentini, please follow me.
Sawyer Valentini: Look, I don’t have a lot of time, I should be back at work, so.
Sawyer Valentini: What am I doing in here?
Nurse Boles: Take off your clothes down to your underwear.
Sawyer Valentini: I’m not sure what’s happening here.
[she tries to open the door]
Sawyer Valentini: The door is locked.
Nurse Boles: It would be better for everyone, especially yourself if you just do as I ask.
Sawyer Valentini: There’s been some kind of mistake.
Nurse Boles: Your name is Sawyer Valentini.
Sawyer Valentini: You know that already.
Nurse Boles: By signing this you’ve consented to voluntary commitment for 24 hours.
Sawyer Valentini: No, the counselor said the forms were routine.
Nurse Boles: You signed it.
Sawyer Valentini: Look, you’re just doing your job and, um, you’ve been so considerate about my feelings and my wellbeing. And you’re right, I signed those papers. I’m here by my own volition, it’s for my own good. Let me ask, do you think that I could just make a phone call, just to let my family know that I’m okay, let them know where I am?
Nurse Boles: You get a phone call, that’s allowed.
Sawyer Valentini: You’re so nice.
Nurse Boles: You’re saying you want your phone call now?
Sawyer Valentini: Yes. Yes, that is what I’m saying. Oh, my God. It’s like you read my mind.
[making a call]
Sawyer Valentini: Yes. Hi. My name is Sawyer Valentini. I’m at Highland Creek Behavioral Health Facility. I am being held here against my will. Please send help. Thank you.
[she puts the phone down]
Sawyer Valentini: I’ll be out of here in like twenty minutes.
Nurse Boles: Do you know how many calls the cops get like that every week?
Sawyer Valentini: Those are from crazy people.
[referring to one of the doctors at the mental hospital]
Sawyer Valentini: This man, he’s followed me all the way here from Boston. I’m calling the cops and I want him arrested!
Sawyer Valentini: My stalker is here!
Doctor: We did a thorough background check.
Sawyer Valentini: You should be protecting me.
Sawyer Valentini: Mom, no one believes me.
Sawyer’s Mom: I’m getting you out.
[to Sawyer’s mom]
Police Officer: There’s nothing we can do unless you have proof that a crime has been committed.
Sawyer Valentini: I must be insane.
Sawyer Valentini: My mom didn’t pick up last night. What happened to her?
Sawyer Valentini: A dead body was discovered.
Sawyer Valentini: I’m not crazy!
Sawyer Valentini: He’s here, or maybe it’s all in my head.
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