Son (2021)

Son (2021)

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When a young boy contracts a mysterious illness, his mother must decide how far she will go to protect him from terrifying forces in her past.

2021Rating: NR98 minsIreland, UK, USA
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Son (2021) | Reviews

NPR

NPR

The script is fairly routine, but as a director, Ivan Kavanagh does have some flair.

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Paste

Paste

In spite of a promising narrative foundation... Son suffers from assorted perils of predictability and protractedness.

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Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

Kavanagh once again delivers potent chills and an ominous atmosphere to create a powerfully discomforting depiction of just how far a mother would go for her son.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

The commitment to blood-vomiting, entrail-chewing special effects, and the niggle of child peril anxiety makes for an effectively propulsive genre picture.

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Variety

Variety

It's an intriguing, watchable but mixed bag...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

You cannot watch Son without feeling a little sick to your stomach.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Kavanagh and Matichak do a remarkable job of capturing an amped-up version of everyday parental paranoia.

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Son (2021) | Release Details

Son (2021) is available to stream in New Zealand now on Shudder.