Runtime: 99 mins
Genres Drama Horror Mystery Thriller
Actors Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, Susanne Wuest, Hans Escher, Elfriede Schatz, Karl Purker, Georg Deliovsky, Christian Steindl, Christian Schatz, Erwin Schmalzbauer, Michael Ande, Ruth Leuwerik
Goodnight Mommy is a 2014 released Austrian Horror movie, directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala. The movies features Susanne Wuest as lead role. Movie was praised as the Best Foreign Language movie at the 88th Academy Awards.
Mother (Susanne Wuest) returns back to home after having a cosmetic surgery to her isolated lakeside house, where she lives with her two sons, Elias and Lukas (both are twins). The brothers find it little weird as the mother’s behavior is changed a lot after she returned back from the surgery.
Mother has now imposed strict rules over the brothers – like they are not allowed to play inside, they should always keep the curtains down even it is summer. Brother eventually think that she is not their mother, when they see a photo in which there was another lady who shares same physical traits as their mother. Both kid then tie the mother in a chair and start to ask who she is and where their original mother is.
Meanwhile, employees of the Red Cross appear at the door asking for some donations. Mother tries to scream for help but the sons have glued her mouth with a tape. However, she eventually manages to get rid of that tape but till then the employees gone out of reach. The movie revolves on the case ‘how the kids get their original mother’.