The trailer provides little way in the plot details but plenty of striking images: a woman in a stainless steel bathtub overflowing with snakes, someone wearing a deer mask in a shallow indoor pool, a car accident and a blazing conflagration.
I was just another body.
Whether reclining on loungers while reading a book, sipping beers by the bar or nonchalantly strolling from the steam room to the shower, they all had one thing in common: a totally chilled out attitude to nudity.
From Gore Verbinski, the visionary director of The Ring, comes the new psychological thriller, A Cure for Wellness.
In spite of this, however, the film is undeniably fun, and remains engrossing from start to finish; though the two and a half-hour run time could have been trimmed a bit, the film never felt tedious to me, probably because of how skillfully it was able to invent and then wallow in its own world.
As time goes by, the more I realise that there is something rather special here.