Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
October 21, 2011 (Limited)
Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content, nudity and language
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...
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You may know her sisters. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. Your probably don't know her. Elizabeth Olsen, the 22-year old actress who makes her big-screen debut in Martha Marcy May Marlene
. You will. Olsen turns in a career-making performance as a troubled young woman haunted by her experiences in abusive cult, and the movie, from writer/director Sean Durkin, is easily one of the best movies of 2011. Full movie review »