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Possessor

Sheffield’s Sean Bean and Geordie Andrea Riseborough star in this visceral psychological horror about an identity-assuming assassin using brain-implant technology to carry out the hit who encounters resistance from her latest mark. Produced by British director Ben Wheatley’s Rook Films, this is a sleekly-designed, churningly-scored horror, in full possession of the filmmaking craft.

Directors

  • Brandon Cronenberg

Writers

  • Brandon Cronenberg

Cast

  • Andrea Riseborough
  • Christopher Abbott
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • Tuppence Middleton
  • Sean Bean

Synopsis

Highly-trained corporate assassin Tasya Vos (Andrea Riseborough) makes a living inhabiting other people’s bodies to execute high profile targets, using brain-implant technology. But while attempting to carry out her latest assignment against a media mogul (Sean Bean) she finds herself trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.