Fantasia 2020: Natasha Kermani's 'Lucky' is a Dark, Chilling Thriller

Screened as a selection of the virtual 2020 Fantasia Film Festival. It seems as if one of the common themes in many films this year is stalking. Back in February, we got to see Elisabeth Moss fighting the "Invisible Man". This heinous act, appearing more and more in TV & film, relates to many people on a personal level, especially women. We can see similar themes (and more) in Lucky, the spine-chilling thriller directed by Natasha Kermani (her third film following Shattered, Imitation Girl) and written by actress / filmmaker Brea Grant (director of this year's 12 Hours Shift), who also stars as May, the main character of the film. What makes Lucky unusual is its post-reflection consideration that lingers long after finishing the thriller.

May is a suburban wife and a writer. Her self-help / success books are quite popular. Generally, she doesn't have anything to complain about. However, that completely changes when she wakes up in the middle of ...

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