Based on the Sunday Times bestselling novel by crime writer Mo Hayder, "The Treatment" heralds a new and unforgettable turn in the Nordic noir phenomenon. A husband and wife are discovered, imprisoned in their own home. Badly dehydrated, they've been bound and beaten. But worse is to come: their young son is missing. Detective Inspector Nick Cafmeyer is called in to investigate and as he digs deeper he exposes an insidious criminal network that unnervingly has links to his own past.
Nordic Film Noire at its best
- The Treatment review by nm
Loved this film. Good acting and very moody. It has a nasty plot and some of the subject matter is hard to contemplate. All in all the acting is great, the subtitles work well and I was glued to the screen from start to finish.
I am no shrinking violet and have no problem at all with gratuitous/graphic sex and violence in films like Clockwork Orange, Straw Dogs, Soldier Blue, Tarantino's excesses etc. and I am a big fan of 'Nordic Noir' but, if this is how the writer through to producer get their kicks, they need looking at! Needless 'shock' scenes were way too much. There was nothing to commend this appalling film.