Compulsion

(2013)

Compulsion is a psychological thriller starring Heather Graham and Carrie-Anne Moss as two women with dark pasts who live in apartments across from one another. Both suffer from various degrees of obsessive disorders and live in slightly skewed worlds of their own making. With images of sumptuous food and sensual enjoyment, the film explores the intimacy between the two through their connection with food, eating disorders and sex. In a battle of wills, one woman overflows with illusions and fearlessly faces life while the other withdraws from everything and fearlessly faces death.

‘Compulsion’ Trailer

‘Compulsion’ Trailer

It's a recipe for disaster when an unhinged chef realizes her new neighbor is the child star she used to obsess over in the first trailer for Compulsion. Determined to make this childhood idol a part of her life, Amy (Heather Graham) tries to use her culinary skills to seduce Saffron (Carrie-Anne Moss). In addition, we have the first poster for director Egidio Coccimiglio's thriller, co-starring Kevin Dillon and Joe Mantegna, which debuts on iTunes, VOD formats, and select theaters on June 21.

Compulsion was released June 21st, 2013.

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‘Compulsion’ Lands at Dimension Films

Dimension Films announced today that they have acquired U.S. distribution rights to the psychological thriller Compulsion starring Heather Graham and Carrie-Anne Moss. The film, now shooting in Ontario, Canada, also stars Kevin Dillon and Joe Mantegna and is being directed by Egidio Coccimiglio.

Compulsion is based on the South Korean film 301, 302 and centers on two women occupying neighboring apartments, each grappling with obsessions that have begun to overtake their lives. Graham portrays Amy, a vivacious, calculating chef whose need to be desired is so far-reaching that she becomes a star in her own imaginary cooking show. Moss is Saffron, a reclusive but alluring ex-child star who is battling anorexia. Their complex, ever-intensifying relationship builds to a surprising climax as their emotional connections to food and one another boil over.

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Heather Graham and Carrie-Anne Moss Join ‘Compulsion’

Heather Graham and Carrie-Anne Moss have begun production on Compulsion as two very different women who occupy adjacent apartments. In a battle of wills, one woman is withdrawing from everything positive in life while the other is overflowing with its possibilities and illusions. Their confrontation and resolution is both surprising and deeply disturbing. The film, now shooting in Ontario, Canada, also stars Kevin Dillon and Kevin Dillon and is being directed by Egidio Coccimiglio.

Compulsion is written by Floyd Byars. The producers are Gary Howsam and Bill Marks. Academy Award winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, considered one of the most influential cinematographers in history, is the Director of Photography. Jeff Sackman's TAJJ Media is managing the distribution rights licensing for the picture.

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