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The Boy (2016)

Review by CJ

The Boy

William Brent Bell

Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle

Running time:
97 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Annabelle, The Visit


Greta (Cohan) is an American looking to escape an abusive relationship by travelling to England. She takes a job as nanny for a married couple, Mr and Mrs Heelshire, who live in the secluded English countryside.

When she arrives, Greta discovers the Heelshires’ son Brahms died 20 years ago at the age of eight. Instead her charge is to look after a life sized porcelain doll the couple also refer to as Brahms and treat as though he were a live boy. After the Heelshires’ leave for a vacation, Greta ignores the strict rules for Brahms’ care that were set out for her.

Greta is about to see just how naughty a little boy can be.

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