Ranjan recommends this abduction drama from US- Canada for the weekend
Jim Donavan’s BELIEVE ME: THE ABDUCTION OF LISA McVEY (2018, US-Canada) is the story of a brave young working class girl from an abusive family who uses ‘reverse psychology’ to facilitate her release from the clutches of a serial killer who abducts and rapes her over a period of 24 hours. Her trauma continues when people refuse to believe her story…
Based on a true incident that happened in 1984, this sparkling television film is playing on Netflix. Don’t be discouraged by the seedy look of the poster; at 1.27 hours running time, this is a film that will surely raise your spirits by the protagonist’s intelligence that eventually helped the police solve the case.
Ranjan Das is a Mumbai based filmmaker & faculty