An acclaimed neurologist taps into the unconscious mind of a
9-year-old boy who has survived nine near-death accidents.
When Louis Drax (Aiden Longworth) accidentally plunges off a
steep cliff on his ninth birthday it is not the first time in his short life
that he has faced his own mortality. As police investigate the bizarre
circumstances that have placed him in a coma, unconventional neurologist Dr.
Allan Pascal (Jamie Dornan, Fifty Shades of Grey) attempts to tap into the
boy's unconscious mind. With Louis’ father Peter (Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad)
absent, Dr Pascal is drawn close to the boy’s mother Natalie (Sarah Gadon,
Dracula Untold) as he delves into the mystery of Louis' remarkable ability to
- Based on the bestselling novel by Liz Jensen and directed by Alexandre Aja
(High Tension, The Hills Have Eyes)
- The 9th Life of Louis Drax is an intensely haunting crime thriller driven by
obsession and intrigue.
- Works as both a children's movie for adults and a grownup movie for
kids, a rare balancing act most young-adult fare can't pull off. –
- It's definitely in a class of its own and one of the more unique kids'
stories out right now. – AtHomeInHollywood.com
- The 9th Life of Louis Drax's flowers from its drama into a paranoid
fantasy masterpiece that's as equally enthralling as it is magical. –