The Weekend Away
Review: A Netflix Suspense Thriller
The Weekend away is about how a girls' holiday weekend went wrong. Many women at some point in their lives can relate to the content.
The Weekend Away, directed by the Strangerland director Kim Farrant, opens with a woman's body floating in calm water.
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Beth, portrayed by Leighton Meester, is a new mother barely out from the haze of sleepless nights and postpartum depression.
The Gossip Girl veteran stars as an American whose friend disappears on a trip to Croatia, unravelling a host of secrets in a swift but predictable fashion.
Beth summarily unravels a host of secrets behind her friendship with Kate, her marriage to Rob, and side characters such as creepy hotelier Sebastian.
These intriguing moments of the film are exciting as it demands that Beth distrust everyone, take increasingly desperate measures.