Lasse Hallstrom is done with English movies like Eating Gilbert Grape, Chocolat, and Cider House Rules. Now he’s back in Sweden with The Hypnotist which is said to be one of the most anticipated films in the country this year. As his first film in his native tongue since 1983, it’s noticeably darker than his previous work. The story
The story follows a psychiatrist who is needed to help a Detective Inspector in treating an unconscious patient suffering from acute trauma. The detective is hoping that through hypnosis the psychiatrist will be able to communicate with the patient in order to find out who murdered his family. The film is based on Lars Kepler’s novel of the same name and is set to hit theaters in September.