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Swallow

Swallow
Score: 6 / 10
Released:
Director: Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Producer: Mollye Asher, Mynette Louie
Studio: IFC Films
Cast: Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, Elizabeth Marvel, David Rasche, Denis O'Hare
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Length: 94 minutes

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Swallow Overview

On the surface, Hunter appears to have it all. A newly pregnant housewife, she seems content to spend her time tending to an immaculate home and doting on her Ken-doll husband, Richie. However, as the pressure to meet her controlling in-laws and husband's rigid expectations mounts, cracks begin to appear in her carefully created facade. Hunter develops a dangerous habit, and a dark secret from her past seeps out in the form of a disorder called pica - a condition that has her compulsively swallowing inedible, and oftentimes life-threatening, objects.

SWALLOW follows one woman's unraveling as she struggles to reclaim independence in the face of an oppressive system by whatever means possible.

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