“Swallow” (REVIEW) An Emotionally Intense and Unsettling Drama!

On the surface, Hunter (Haley Bennett) 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 (Austin Stowell). 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. A provocative and squirm-inducing psychological thriller, SWALLOW follows one woman’s unraveling as she struggles to reclaim independence in the face of an oppressive system by whatever means possible. [IFC Films]

Written and Directed By 

Carlo Mirabella-Davis


Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, Denis O’Hare, David Rasche, Elizabeth Marvel, Luna Lauren Velez


Joe Murphy


Katelin Arizmendi


Nathan Halpern

SWALLOW 2019 (Official Trailer)

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