Release Date: October 21st platform release
MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE is a powerful psychological thriller starring Elizabeth Olsen as Martha, a young woman rapidly unraveling amidst her attempt to reclaim a normal life after fleeing from a cult and its charismatic leader (John Hawkes). Seeking help from her estranged older sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) and brother-in-law (Hugh Dancy), Martha is unable and unwilling to reveal the truth about her disappearance. When her memories trigger a chilling paranoia that her former cult could still be pursuing her, the line between Martha’s reality and delusion begins to blur.
Written By: Sean Durkin
Directed By: Sean Durkin
Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Sarah Paulson, Hugh Dancy and Brady Corbet
Producers: Antonio Campos & Josh Mond
Studio: Fox Searchlight
MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE premiered to critical acclaim at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The festival awarded Sean Durkin the “Best Director” prize in the narrative competition section.