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False Witness

An intense and unsettling psychological thriller

When 25-year-old state witness, Mia Hoffman changed her testimony and allowed a cop-killer to go free, she was vilified. Left with undiagnosed PTSD, she suffers extreme anxiety, and hallucinations so vivid that she’s no longer sure what’s real and what isn’t. Rejected by her friends, harassed by the police, and dismissed by the medical profession, a determined Mia forces herself to attend alternative therapy training, led by Franklin Spitz, a celebrity therapist who specializes in resolving PTSD. Using increasingly provocative psychological techniques, Franklin probes Mia for the hidden memories underlying her condition. But the goals of therapist and client are wildly divergent – Mia is searching for reality while Franklin, also suffering from a shocking trauma, is desperately trying to avoid it. Their strong wills and fragile grasps of reality lead you though a terrifying rabbit-hole of suspenseful showdowns, each more frightening than the other.

This original, unpredictable, brilliantly stylish and blazingly original thriller pins you to your seat and will keep you entranced long after the film is over.

Genre

Thriller / Mystery

runtime

90 MIN

language

English

format

Cast

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Director

Tom Sands

Writers

Mick Sands

Producer/s

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