Paris, winter 1885. At the Pitié -Salpêtriere Hospital, Professor Charcot is studying a mysterious illness : hysteria. Augustine, 19 years old, becomes his favorite guinea pig, the star of his demonstrations of hypnosis. The object of his studies will soon become the object of his desire…[Synopsis courtesy of Cannes Semaine de la Critique]
Following a tour of duty, French Special Services soldier Vincent (Schoenaerts) takes a job in security for a Lebanese financier and his family. During a lavish party one night at their luxurious villa “Maryland,” Vincent senses that something is amiss. When his employer is then urgently called away on business, Vincent is left to ensure the safety of his wife Jessie (Kruger) and their child. Vincent battles his own PTSD-fueled paranoia while clinging to the certainty that Jessie and her family are in immediate danger, unleashing a hell-bent determination to protect them at all costs.