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100 Ratings


Directed by David Mackenzie
Ireland, United Kingdom, 2005


A psychiatrist’s wife encounters one of her husband’s charges, an inmate at a maximum security asylum in the outskirts of London. Her curious attraction to this man, who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife, grows stronger…

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Asylum Directed by David Mackenzie

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Prize of the Guild of German Art House Cinemas

British Independent Film Awards

2005 | Nominee: Best Actress

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