The Reel Review
A police detective investigating a series of child abductions, his unfaithful wife and their teenage son all find their lives upended when mysterious happenings start occurring in their house, in this very twisty horror/thriller starring Oscar winner Helen Hunt (As Good as It Gets) and Jon Tenney (The Closer, Scandal).
A ridiculously ominous score sets the disturbing mood in director Adam Randall’s pulse pounding psychological thriller within a thriller, where ultimately nothing is what it initially appears. Halfway into the mystery, a flashback reveals some of the missing jigsaw puzzle pieces – but there are many more twists to come.
Working from screenwriter Devon Graye’s wildly entertaining but also wildly convoluted plot, I See You cleverly plays with the viewer’s own assumptions and reluctance to question the questionable, culminating in an ultimate reveal that brings the crime mystery together in one big “a-ha” moment.
• Helen Hunt (Mad About You, Twister) is also a director, having helmed one of the episodes of the 2017 series, Feud: Bette and Joan. Her most recent film appearance was in the 2021 comedy How It Ends.
• I See You writer Devon Graye is also an actor, appearing as the teenage version of Dexter in the Showtime series and in Jordan Peele’s 2022 sci-fi/thriller Nope.
• I See You was filmed in Lakewood and Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
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