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Thriller 'The Ones Below' ably echoes early Polanski

Thriller 'The Ones Below' ably echoes early Polanski

Capably delivering on its ominous title, “The Ones Below” is a masterfully calibrated psychological thriller that deviously plays off of anxieties surrounding contemporary notions of domesticity and identity.

When the long-vacated lower apartment in their English home is finally occupied, newly expectant couple Kate (Clémence Poésy) and Justin (Stephen Campbell Moore) initially welcome the prospect of having new neighbors.

As it turns out, the exotic, beautiful Theresa (Laura Birn, channeling young Tippi Hedren) and her older, controlling husband, Jon (David Morrissey), a banker, are also soon-to-be first-time parents, but their arrival...

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