OPENS AUGUST 27, CERT 15, 93 MINS
Here’s Colin Firth, trying to banish forever the memory of being “television’s Mr Darcy”, teaming up with Resurrection Man and My Little Eye director Marc Evans to make something edgy and intense, a dark psychological thriller. With ants. Oh, dear.
Colin plays Ben, left comatose following a car crash in which his wife died. Recently awoken, he now lives in a Gothicky converted hospital in grim old east London, with nothing but an ant farm for company and Mena Suvari as his neighbour. Ben starts having visions of his dead wife. But is she really dead? And is Mena herself real or a figment of Ben’s rapidly fragmenting imagination? And what goes on downstairs in the gloomy old boiler room…?
Evans third is, frankly, a mess, littered with clich