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820 Ratings

Death and the Maiden

Directed by Roman Polanski
France, United States, 1994
Drama, Thriller


Gripping psychological thriller with Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley and Stuart Wilson by film veteran Roman Polanski.

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Death and the Maiden Directed by Roman Polanski

Critics reviews

Polanski doesn’t “open up” Ariel Dorfman’s play, in which Sigourney Weaver’s former political prisoner turns the tables on the man (Ben Kingsley) she believes tortured her in jail. Instead, he gets inside it, feeding off the confinement of the house shared by Weaver and husband Stuart Wilson, who was responsible for bringing home their most unwelcome guest.
October 10, 2013
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