Momentum Pictures’ The Institute, Co-directed and starring James Franco as a psychiatric Doctor working in a mental health institution, has revealed its first trailer online. Giving us some unsettling caveats of what to expect from what looks to be a darkly twisted period thriller – with some odd beats throughout. Certainly can see many on the fence with this one. But check out that sweet ‘stache on Franco!
The film boasts a cast including Eric Roberts, Topher Grace, Tim Blake Nelson, Josh Duhamel and Pamela Anderson. It’s also co-directed by Pamela Romanowsky – who previously helmed of crime thriller The Adderall Diaries, where James Franco also starred.
Check out the first trailer for the film below.
In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter (Allie Gallerani), a girl stricken with grief from her parents’ untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute, and is subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control, she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood and exact her revenge.
The Institute is due for release March 3rd 2017 in the United States through Momentum Pictures.
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