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Plagued by the abuse of her past and the turmoil of failed intimate encounters, Laura struggles to find a lover and a sense of normalcy. Her beacon of hope comes in sixteen year-old Eva, a talented pianist disillusioned by the life her mother imposes upon her. An unlikely relationship is formed between the two and Eva becomes an obsession to Laura. In light of Eva’s unhappiness, Laura convinces her to runaway to her house and they soon find themselves caught within an intense entanglement. Manipulation, denial and codependency fuel what ultimately becomes a fractured dynamic that can only sustain itself for so long.
Allure is a 2017 Canadian thriller drama film written and directed by Carlos and Jason Sanchez in their feature film debut. It stars Evan Rachel Wood, Julia Sarah Stone, Denis O’Hare and Maxim Roy.
It originally premiered under the title A Worthy Companion at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. In December, TIFF included the film on its annual Canada’s Top Ten list of the ten best Canadian films.
Laura Drake (Evan Rachel Wood) is an emotionally disturbed young woman who works as a house-cleaner for her father’s company in an urban environment. One day, Laura meets an unhappy teenager named Eva (Julia Sarah Stone) while on the job. The pair form an unexpected connection, and Laura eventually convinces Eva to leave her oppressive mother and move in with her. Though the relationship initially works, Laura’s anxiety soon makes her abusive and controlling, creating an unstable bond between the two women.
Directors: Carlos Sanchez (as Carlos & Jason Sanchez), Jason Sanchez (as Carlos & Jason Sanchez) Writers: Carlos Sanchez (as Carlos & Jason Sanchez), Jason Sanchez (as Carlos & Jason Sanchez) Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jonathan Shatzky, Maxim Roy | See full cast & crew »