Director: Alejandro Amenabar
Cast: Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, David Thewlis
Country of Origin: Spain, Canada 2015 106 mins.
Released by Entertainment Film Distributors
Set in Minnesota in 1990, Regression follows detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) as he investigates the case of young Angela (Emma Watson), who accuses her father, John Gray (David Dencik), of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Kenneth Raines (David Thewlis) is brought in to help him relive his memories and what they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery.
A detective (Ethan Hawke) investigating a sexual child abuse case with psychiatrist Kenneth Raines (David Thewlis), the hypnotherapist who'll unravel the murky past with a touch of tge satanic and decides to be a cinematic non-entity that hangs on a slender script and muddled plot that fights for breath.