Maria is a successful business executive, struggling to fulfill her greatest wish of all: to bring a child into the world. After suffering yet another miscarriage, a doctor informs Maria that she¹s too old to carry a child ¬and her whole world comes crashing down. Devastated and unable to accept her fate, Marias sets out on a desperate and perilous quest to realize her dream of motherhood.
Marking the comeback of Kim Basinger, THE 11TH HOUR is the provocative new film from the man who shook our world with PRINCESS in 2007. Taking the same no-holds-barred approach as that visceral film, Morgenthaler challenges the audience’s perceptions of vulnerability, power and emotional disturbance by exploring the soul of a very damaged character who still may manage to achieve her dreams. Uncompromising to the highest degree, he populates the world with losers, con-men and violent criminals whose nihilism correlates perfectly with the dead-eyed quest of our lead. Add to this some fantasy sequences which may or may not be the result of a delusional mind,
and you have a highly volatile mix which is sure to spark the imagination of any audience member. The fact that Morgenthaler remains impassive and non-judgmental in the face of all that occurs only heightens the tension and the involvement of the audience.