A bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father’s protective and paranoid control.
“Freaks” is a 2018 science fiction thriller movie directed and written by Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein. The movie stars Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, and Lexy Kolker.
The story revolves around a young girl named Chloe (played by Lexy Kolker) who is kept locked inside her house by her overprotective father (played by Emile Hirsch). Chloe has never been allowed to leave the house, and her father has warned her that if she does, she will be killed by the “bad guys” who are after her.
As the movie progresses, Chloe begins to learn the truth about her past and her abilities, which include telekinesis and the power to change her appearance. She also discovers that the “bad guys” her father warned her about may not be who she thought they were.
The movie received positive reviews for its strong performances, suspenseful plot, and thought-provoking themes about identity, family, and the dangers of prejudice.