By Marc Savlov. Photo: Funfilm. Source: austinchronicle.com
This debut feature from Québecoise director Stéphan Beaudoin gets high marks for its excellent ensemble cast and its clever and occasionally alarming portrait of a communal psychotherapy group in rural Canada and the manipulative mind games that go on there.
In that regard, it’s a second cousin/cousine of sorts to David Cronenberg’s The Brood, although audience members hoping for the therapeutic and gore-drenched histrionics of Oliver Reed’s Dr. Hal Raglan will come away disappointed;