Directed by: Jennifer Lynch
Starring: Vincent D’Onofrio (Killer), Eamon Farren (Rabbit), Evan Bird (Younger Rabbit), Julia Ormond (Mother), Jake Weber (Dad), Conor Leslie (Angie), Gina Philips (Stepmom)
Genres: Captivity-Kidnapping, Domestic Abuse, Serial Killer, Teen-Childhood
Plot – Spoilers:
A 9-year-old boy and his mother are kidnapped by a serial-killing taxi driver while at the movies. Mom is quickly bumped off and the boy, now named Rabbit, spends the next decade in miserable servitude and terror. Rabbit’s captor is relentless in his efforts to tear away the last vestige of ‘being alive’ that Rabbit stubbornly clings on to – his own humanity.
Directed by Jennifer Lynch (daughter of David Lynch), Chained is a psychological riptide in the middle of all those questions that seek to answer – Can a psychopath be made and if so, can some resist?