Old released in 2021 it is an American thriller film based on the French-language Swiss graphic novel Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters. M. Night Shyamalan is the writer , director and producer of the film.
Shyamalan got Sandcastle as a Father’s Day gift in 2017 after reading the novel he decided to adapt the novel into a film. He then partnered with Universal Pictures and announced the unnamed project in 2019. The shooting had started but due to COVID-19 and government regulation, they had to stop their shooting for three months. Old was premiered in New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center on July 19, 2021, and was theatrically released on July 23, 2021, in United State.
Gael Garcia Bernal as Guy Cappa is an actuary who was married to Prisca and had two children Trent and Maddox, Vicky Krieps as Prisca Cappa who had stomach cancer and was working in a museum as a curator and was married to Guy and has two children, Alex Wolff as Trent Cappa as a teenager and Emun Elliott as Trent Cappa as an adult and Trent was the younger brother of Maddox, Thomasin McKenzie as Maddox Cappa as a teenager and Embeth Davidtz as Maddox Cappa as an adult and she was the older sister of Trent, Rufus Sewell as Charles who was schizophrenia ( a mental disorder) and battling surgeon married to Chrystal.
Additionally, Abbey Lee as Chrystal who has hypocalcemia and Eliza Scanlen as Kara who was the daughter of Charles and Chrystal. There were more casts in the film like Nikki Amuka Bird as Patricia Carmichael, Ken Leung as Jarin Carmichael, and Aaron Pierre as Mid-Sized Sedan.
The movie started with the divorce process going on between Guy and Prisca to avoid saddening their children they went on their last family trip. There also Maddox and Trent overhear their parents’ fights at night. The next morning managers invite the family to a secluded beach where the rapper Mid-Sized Sedan, and his female companion; surgeon Charles, his wife Chrystal, daughter Kara and his mother Agnes, and Jarin and Patricia Charmichael. Trident discovers that the female companion of the Mid-Sized Sedan is dead and got suspicious of the rapper, but the rapper complained about his nose bleeding due to his hemophilia (a genetic disorder).
Suddenly children started aging and Charles’s mother Agnes died suddenly after they realized that the beach is aging them. One year is equivalent to 30 minutes on the beach. Prisca developed a stomach tumor with the help of Charles the tumor was removed.
This was a small plot for viewers to know more about the movie you should watch the movie. To know what happened with people. Why were they aging rapidly? Does the hotel have to do something with this? You will get to know more about this in the movie?
Where to watch?
Viewers can watch this movie on Amazon Prime, but this movie is only available for United State audiences. Indian viewers have to wait for its official release.
In my view, as it is a thriller and mysterious movie it will be interesting to watch such a movie. If you love a thriller movie, then you should watch it.