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Peacock is a movie about a young man that is drawn into a power struggle with his other personality when it gets some attention from the local townspeople.

MOVIE INFO

  • Starring: Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon, Josh Lucas
  • Rated: PG-13 for disturbing thematic material and a scene of violence.
  • Released: 2010
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Suspense
  • My Opinion: I loved it!

NON SPOILER SUMMARY

John is a man with some obvious mental problems.  When a train crashes in his back yard, everyone in town is surprised to find he has a young wife named Emma.  As Emma makes some friends and becomes more acquainted with people, she decides not to follow all of John’s rules.  Which upsets John very much, because he has some very good reasons to keep her hidden.  John IS Emma.  And he can’t let her take over.

CIN’S REVIEW

Peacock was a fascinating psychological mystery.  It had a slow build, and was somewhat predictable.  Yet at the same time, it was surprising and mind-boggling as I tried to figure out which personality was going to win the struggle, and take over completely.

WHERE TO FIND PEACOCK

  • Peacock is currently available on Netflix Instant Streaming.
  • You can rent this movie at any movie store or Netflix.
  • You can purchase this movie at Amazon.com or eBay.

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