This little creeper from Down Under brings little that’s new to the psycho-thriller genre, but its understated approach, good production values and a solid performance by Adrien Brody elevate it to watchable level. He plays a Sydney psychiatrist who discovers an unsettling common thread among his patients, and must delve into his own past to learn an even more unsettling secret before he can rest.
It’s so derivative that I kept waiting for him to say, “I see dead people.” But as these things go, I’ve sat through far worse, and it did manage to make me jump a few times. Rainy day, maybe. Japanese Title: Shinrei Doctor to Kesareta Kioku (90 min)