An interesting home-invasion thriller with a mute and deaf woman trying to defend herself from a psychopath who is invading her home. This movie isn't a typical horror movie it's more a good thriller, which is very well acted and includes some good twists. It has great pacing, thrilling surprises and high tension, which makes this movie very enjoyable. We suggest: Watch it in the dark, it will creep you out and makes you want to scream at your tv!
Synopsis - SPOILER ALERT
When she was 13-years old, Maddie Young (Kate Siegel) temporarily lost her hearing and speech skills because of meningitis. During an operation, she becomes permanently deaf because of malpractice. For now, she lives alone in a house in the woods and works as a writer. Her friend Sarah (Samantha Sloyan) comes to visit her to talk about the book she recently read, which was written by Maddie. On the same night, Sarah gets attacked by a masked man (John Gallagher Jr.), who stabbed her with a knife. She tries to alert Maddie and knocks desperately on her door but Maddie does not notice this. Sarah dies and the masked man now attacks Maddie. The killer takes off his mask and the cat and mouse game begins.
The director of this movie is Mike Flanagan, who also worked on Doctor Sleep, Before I Wake and many more good movies.