COMPULSION (2016) Overview

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‘There are no rules’

Compulsion – aka Sadie – is a 2016 British-Canadian-Italian horror thriller feature film produced and directed by Craig Goodwill from a screenplay written by Brian Clark. The movie stars Analeigh Tipton (Warm Bodies), Marta Gastini and Jakob Cedergren.


Sadie, a budding novelist, is enticed by an ex-lover to join him and an enigmatic woman named Francesca at an Italian villa.

Once there, Sadie is confronted by the demons of her past as she becomes embroiled in a surreal game of murder and betrayal…

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The film premiered as Sadie on 19 November 2016 at the Torino Film Festival in Italy. It was released in the UK on DVD as Compulsion by Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment on 5 February 2018.

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