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Nightmare Alley

Release date: March 16, 2022

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Stanton "Stat" Carlisle (Bradley Cooper), a master manipulator and con artist, arrives in town by bus, looking to join the carnival, where he's intrigued by the words of Clem Hoately (Willem Dafoe) and his mysterious "attraction," which has people questioning whether it is human or beast.

While in town, Stat meets psychiatrist Lilith Ritter (Cate Blanchett), and the two become close, as he looks to improve on his craft and make more money. Teamed up with Lilith, Stat begins to learn that she is probably more dangerous and manipulative than he anticipated, setting him down a path of violence that he must survive.

Additional details

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 111 min

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Studio: Searchlight Pictures

Producers: J. Miles Dale, Guillermo del Toro

Screenplay: Kim Morgan, Guillermo del Toro

Cast: Bradley Cooper,Cate Blanchett,Toni Collette,Willem Dafoe,Richard Jenkins,Rooney Mara,Ron Perlman,David Strathairn,Ian Keith

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