Synopsis: A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear--but is it real or a product of her delusion?
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Steven Soderbergh
Production: Fingerprint Releasing and Bleecker Street
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min


I love it when you wear blue.

I mean, I love you in anything.

But you wore blue

that first time I saw you,

so anytime I see you in blue,

it reminds me of how I felt

at that moment.

How I never really knew what

being alive was until I saw you.

You unlocked something

inside me that day,

something I didn't

even realize was there.

And right then,

I knew that nothing in my life

was ever going to be the same.

In that moment,

I was transformed permanently.

You did that.

My job is to access

and interpret data

to produce analytical results.

I did that job.

Taking your frustration

out on me will not

alter the results.

You're quite within your rights

to take your business

to another bank.

Another analyst may interpret

the data more to your liking.

But they'd be doing a bad job.

Good morning.



Jill, what?


I... just hope he likes vinegar

more than he likes honey.



Well, then...



Have a seat.


You're welcome.


that report...

That report is faultless.

You are every bit as good

as I hoped you'd be.

I appreciate that.

You're going to do

really well here.

I'm certainly gonna try.


Good, good, good.

So, the ABA conference

is the last week of September.

Two nights

at the Hyatt Regency

in New Orleans.

And... we should go.

You should... go.

I think I'd need

a little more experience.

Well, I could

help you with that.

- I should get back to work.

- Good.

Good, good, good, good,

good, good, good.

Of my new friends,

I'd say, um, Jill's

probably the closest.

We go out after work

almost every night.

How's your boss?

He's great. I mean...

He has really high standards

and he's really demanding,

but when he says

you got something right,

you know you got it right,

which is really rewarding,

especially since it's

so competitive here.

I suppose that explains why

you're eating your lunch

in such a rush.

Hey, at least it's green.

But I kind of do

have to get going.

I just wanted to let you know

everything's great.

I couldn't be happier.

Yeah. Now that you're

450 miles away from me

and everyone else

you've ever known.

Mmm. Don't do that.

It was a fantastic opportunity.

I couldn't say no.

And besides, you know

what an impulsive girl I am.

Anyway, I gotta go.


I love you. Bye!

Ooh. Look at that.

Can I talk to you?


Yeah, that's me.

Down and... Mm-hmm.


Sawyer Valentini.


What a name.

Sawyer Valentini.

It's a sexy-ass name.


I'm named after my grandfather

on my mother's side.

He died of eye cancer.

Oh, sh*t. I'm sorry.

I didn't...

Your little face.

That was you being funny?

Hey, if we can't laugh

at cancer, who are we?

Oh. That's dark.

Hail Satan.

Promise me one thing, Jesse.

It's Mark.

Yeah. Tonight's going to go

how you want it to go.

It's not even a question.

But afterwards,

you don't call me,

you don't contact me.

It's like we never met.

You good with that?


Jesse's so good with that.


this is my apartment.

Yeah. And, um,

this is my, um, room.

F***! F***!

What the f***?

Oh, my God.

I-I thought that's what

you said you wanted.

You initiated it.

Oh, f***.


Your life slips away from you,

you know?

Changing your phone number

and your e-mail becomes normal.

Changing your lunch hour

every day becomes normal.


every single thing you say

in case it might

be misinterpreted?


Taking out a restraining order.


Relocating to another city.


But you still see

your stalker everywhere?

Well, rationally, I know

that this is my neuroses

colluding with my imagination

to manifest my worst fears.

I know that.

But I'm not rational.

I'm alone in a strange city,

and, uh, I never feel safe.

Not for one minute.

So what do I do?

Where do I go?

Or maybe I just surrender

and accept that this is my life.

That doesn't sound

like much of a life.

No. Not one that I want

to keep on living.

Do you often have thoughts

like that, Sawyer?

Thoughts like, um...?

Not wanting to keep living.

Like suicide?


Do you ever think

about taking your own life?

I have, in the past.

And did you ever give a thought

as to how you'd do it?

Do you know

the therapeutic index?

It's, um...

It's the ratio that measures

the blood concentration

of if a drug is toxic

or when it's effective.

The larger

the therapeutic index,

the safer the drug.

The smaller, the more dangerous.

That's how I'd see myself

spending my final hours.

Testing drugs.

That's pretty specific.

Yeah, well, my dad always said

why would you trust someone

to do a big job

if they can't do a small one?

There's some more forms

you need to fill out.

Just routine.

That's it? I'm cured?

Well, we can discuss

treatment options

when you finish the paperwork.

Well, I'd really like to book

another appointment with you.

You're a really good listener.

I'm obviously the first person

to tell you that.

Do I need to read

every comma and semicolon?

It's up to you.

Like I said, it's a boilerplate.

Privacy disclosures,

liability, that kind of thing.

I finished my homework.

If the counselor

has a half hour for me

sometime next week...

Please have a seat,

Ms. Valentini.

Someone will

be with you shortly

to discuss next steps.

No, we just discussed

the next step, so...

It should just take a minute.

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