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Swallow

Swallow is a movie starring Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, and Denis O'Hare. Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control...

Other Titles
Łaknienie, Saplantı, Nyelés, 吞噬
Running Time
1 hours 34 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Writer
Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Actors
Denis O'Hare, Haley Bennett, Elizabeth Marvel, Austin Stowell
Country
France, USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.

Comments about drama «Swallow» (13)

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Carl W.

I'm a film fanatic, and I loved this movie! I like the cinematography, the soundtrack, the script, the characters, everything. But, it's the story. That's what's wrong. It's a story of lust and the intense and well-known love between a man and a bird. They are separated by vast distances, but they come back to meet again. But, not together. It's all done in very slow, poetic and elegant way. The story is profound, and it is just gorgeous. The plot is not clear, but I think that's what it's all about. It's beautiful, natural and very well told. I think that if I did not know what the film was about, I would have liked it very much, but I did not know. It was just like an art house movie, and it was very well made. I give it a 7. It's worth to see.

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Benjamin R.

This film is set in a small town, in the Appalachia, in the 1960s. The movie shows the man and woman of that era. After all, it was a time of relatively peace and tranquility. The film shows the over-the-top reactions of an arrogant doctor to his, and his wife's, lover's. The ending is quite shocking. To some this may be a little too "dirty" for the times. However, the movie has quite a few scenes that are not typical of the times. These scenes are truly "dirty", as well as fascinating to the film maker. As you watch, you begin to become more and more absorbed in the drama. If you want to see a great film with this theme, then I strongly suggest "Cuckoo's Nest". I just saw that movie recently and I was completely shocked by the ending. It is one of the most shocking endings I have ever seen in my life.

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Stephen Freeman

After reading all the positive reviews for this movie, I went into it expecting a little more than I got. Having a strong fan of the first movie, I was already looking forward to seeing the sequel. In my opinion, it was a good movie. While not being as good as the first one, it still had a lot of good parts to it. My main issue was with the ending. It was just horrible. The fact that the Professor was actually arrested and the person who was responsible for his actions was actually arrested after the end of the movie was just insane. So in a way, I felt cheated. I really like the movie and would recommend it to anyone. If they had just taken the ending and ended it the way the original one did, I would have liked it a lot more. So I'm rating this movie an 8 out of 10. Definitely worth seeing if you like this type of movie.

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Lauren Curtis

I don't like the "horror" genre that much. But i was lucky enough to catch a screening of this film. I was not disappointed. I would have liked to see more of the characters in the "horror" genre. But as I was saying the film is good. Very good. The film is not perfect, but i think it's good. The film is a good film that deserves your attention. You can see that there is a lot of thought and care that goes into this film. You can feel that the cast is all of normal people. I like it that the film is not full of special effects, but there is also a great film. I think the film will make money and then sell it. If you are a film student or for that matter a real film lover you will love this film. I will recommend you to see it. I think you will like it. Thank you.

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Ruth

I'm a big fan of Daniel Radcliffe. He plays Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I'm also a big fan of Tom Felton. He plays Chipperfield in Chipperfield. This movie has everything that is great about the book. Chipperfield is a very dark place where families are split up by the government. He is a young man who has not found love in his life, and tries to find it in the wilds of the South. He finds a very wild young man named Evel, who gives him a chance to explore his world. He is drawn to the wild and, in turn, changes Evel. The story is really engaging, and I believe that it should appeal to anyone who has read the book. It is well-acted and well-written. The direction by Gareth Edwards is excellent. He takes a short story and explores it in a way that keeps it fresh. I would give this movie an 8 out of 10, and I think that everyone should see this movie. It is extremely well-acted and well-written, and it is a great way to spend an evening. Go see it!

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Joseph C.

I saw this film at the Toronto Film Festival and thought it was a real entertaining film. The characters were all believable. The acting was great, especially the kid played by a very young Simon Pegg. The supporting cast was also very good. It's worth seeing.

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Rachel Foster

Linda Holmes did an excellent job as Jane, the main character. She was deeply, deeply sad. When I first heard about this movie, I thought, "Well, it's a drama." But it was far better than I was expecting. It was certainly more intense than "Clueless," but it was also much more realistic. The things that happen to Jane really happened to real people. They could have used the same things for all the characters, and it wouldn't have been as good. In "Clueless," you are supposed to feel sympathy for all the characters. But in "Surf's Up," you are supposed to feel sympathy for the girl who gets the baby. That was not as realistic. It was still a good movie, but it was a little too realistic. It seemed as though the director took the moral of this movie and ran with it. If they had just left out the things that Jane did that were just to be a good mother, I think the movie would have been better. The real problem was that the director decided to make the film have some sort of commercial message. I don't really know what the director was trying to say, but it didn't work. In the end, the movie was a disappointment. I think it was because I expected something more realistic. But it was still a good movie.

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Craig

I didn't know anything about this film until it got on TV a few years ago and I was pretty shocked. This film is not your typical horror film, and its a very different look into a typical horror film. There's a lot going on in the film, and it's not just a series of scares, although there are a lot of them. The film is very unique and the way it's done, even though it's shot very disorientatingly, it's very unnerving. The film has a dark and unsettling feel to it, the music is also very moody and eerie. One of the best parts of the film is the acting. The character of Stella is played by actress Ellen Burstyn, and she gives an amazing performance. She's one of the most believable characters in the film. I've heard many people say that Ellen's performance is the best in the film, but I disagree. I think the other performances are really good, especially the character of Merrin, played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers. He's the main character of the film, and he gives one of the best performances of his career. I feel that if there was more focus on his performance, it would have been more believable, and could have been more moving. The film has a very unique atmosphere and it's very disturbing. I would recommend this film to people who are fans of Wes Craven or horror films in general. The story is very good, the acting is great, the effects are awesome and the characters are really memorable. I would recommend this film to everyone, and I would say that it's probably one of the best horror films of all time.

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James K.

This movie is not a huge hit. I liked it, but I think it has more in common with a movie about a guy with autism. I just found it amusing that "E.T." is in this movie and it does not mean he's autistic. If I thought of E.T. as autistic I'd think it was just a coincidence. Anyway, this movie does have its good points and it is not a horrible movie. I'm a huge Michael Keaton fan and he is very good in this movie. When I first saw this movie I thought that it was a comedy but it isn't. It has a few scary parts but I think it is a better movie than I thought. I did not know that he was autistic but he was in this movie with me. Overall I think it's a good movie and I liked it.

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Wayne C.

I had the good fortune to see this film at a screening. I thought it was one of the most beautiful films I have ever seen. It's a slow moving, meditative film about an American family in the year 1930. It's well worth seeing. I thought the story was very well done, it was a character study. The characters were very well developed and at the end, you realize what they had been through. I'm looking forward to seeing more from this director and artist. He's very talented.

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Harry Lynch

Greetings again from the darkness. I've seen a few comments about this movie and I can't remember seeing anything negative. In fact, I liked it very much. The idea of this movie is intriguing and works very well. The only problem I have with the movie is that there is way too much of the movie in the beginning, then it cuts to the end and you are left to ponder. I guess I have to make a point here because I did have to do that. I think the movie had to have a very small amount of the beginning cut out and then I found myself staring at the screen for a few minutes while thinking what the heck just happened. I think it is all right that the movie had to start with a very small amount of the beginning. The fact that it is a story about addiction just adds to the suspense. I felt that the first 20 minutes were great and then I thought what happened to this movie after that. I was beginning to like it more and then I had to change my opinion. So to summarize, I thought it was a great movie and I liked it very much. It is not for everyone but I think that it is a very good movie and I think that most people would like it. It is worth a look.

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Mark M.

Featuring the work of an exceptional director, Abhishek Bachchan is the perfect man for the job. Hitting a note with his first film in a decade, not only does he bring an emotionally charged and unique story, but he also does a fantastic job with the story. Playing the role of an average man, Bhansali's story has a few scenes where you may find yourself on the edge of your seat, but also a few moments where you find yourself sitting back down. The main protagonist in the film is a man named 'Abhimanyu', a successful businessman and father of three. He's not in the best of shape physically but you can clearly see how his problems lie in his mind. Being a man who has both domestic and work issues, he's afraid to commit to a relationship, but it's the pressure he's putting on himself that finally pushes him over the edge. Abhimanyu is dealing with this problem with the help of his other son, Biju, who's also dealing with his relationship with his girlfriend. At one point, Abhimanyu's character tells Biju that he should give up his girlfriend to a man who is better than her. In fact, at one point, Abhimanyu tells his son that he shouldn't get involved with anyone if they aren't better than them. Abhimanyu tells his son that his son should know that he can't go through life being used by anyone. When the film finishes, it's a very well-crafted scene where Abhimanyu and his son are sitting together at a dinner table. As they're talking, we see that Abhimanyu's son's girlfriend, Sukanya, is standing behind them. It's a scene that's emotionally charged and yet it feels realistic. A scene like this, where the audience knows that Abhimanyu's son is going to be able to take care of himself, is a really powerful one. The final scene between Abhimanyu and Biju is a beautifully made scene. It's the one where Abhimanyu reveals the true truth about his son. This is a scene that is well-done. I really enjoyed the second half of the film. At one point, Abhimanyu goes to a hotel and has a heart-to-heart talk with his son. This is a very emotional moment and it's the one that brought tears to my eyes. From there, Abhimanyu leaves the hotel and goes to his mother's house. I didn't feel this was the best part of the film, but I must admit I did enjoy it. The final scene where Abhimanyu is talking with his mother is also well-made. You feel a bit confused but you can't help but be touched. Overall, 'Flesh-Eating Pigeons' is a very

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Frank Day

It's weird that this film is rated so low on IMDb. I loved it, and it's a shame that this film didn't receive the recognition it deserved. The story of a young girl from a poor family who has a chance encounter with an older man who eventually becomes her love, but who later gets him sent away, and her parents whose lives are soon changed forever. The way that this film shows the mother who becomes one of the main characters, the way that the father changes his character for the better, and the way that this film shows the changes that are made by this relationship between the father and the son are all really moving. I'm not a huge fan of John Cusack but he was great in this movie. I was very impressed with the chemistry between him and Jenna Elfman and the way they were able to play off each other, and it made the film even more realistic. The final scene with them is a real tearjerker, and it was very touching. Overall, I really enjoyed this film. It's not a classic like "Scary Movie", but it was very good, and I would highly recommend it to anyone who likes a good drama. 7/10