Alice, Darling

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Alice, Darling
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byMary Nighy
Written byAlanna Francis
Produced by
  • Katie Bird Nolan
  • Lindsay Tapscott
  • Christina Piovesan
  • Noah Segal
CinematographyMike McLaughlin
Edited byGareth C. Scales
Music byOwen Pallett
Distributed by
  • Lionsgate (United States)
  • Elevation Pictures (Canada)
Release dates
  • September 11, 2022 (2022-09-11) (TIFF)
  • December 30, 2022 (2022-12-30) (United States)
Running time
89 minutes[1]
  • United States
  • Canada
Box office$106,886[2]

Alice, Darling is a 2022 psychological thriller film directed by Mary Nighy, in her directorial debut, from a screenplay by Alanna Francis. The film stars Anna Kendrick, Kaniehtiio Horn, Charlie Carrick, and Wunmi Mosaku.

Alice, Darling had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2022, and was released in select cinemas on December 30, 2022, in Los Angeles at the AMC Sunset 5, before a wide release later in the United States on January 20, 2023, exclusively in AMC Theatres.


Alice (Anna Kendrick) has a psychologically abusive boyfriend, Simon (Charlie Carrick). After taking a vacation with friends, she reassesses her relationship and attempts to break her codependency in spite of Simon's vengeful attitude.[3]



In July 2021, it was announced Anna Kendrick, Charlie Carrick, Wunmi Mosaku, and Kaniehtiio Horn would star in the film, with Mary Nighy directing from a screenplay by Alanna Francis, with Elevation Pictures set to distribute domestically in Canada and Lionsgate internationally.[4][5]

Principal photography took place from June 21 to July 20, 2021, in Toronto.[6]


The film was released in a limited capacity on December 30, 2022 in Los Angeles at the AMC Sunset 5, before having a wide release on January 20, 2023 exclusively in AMC Theatres.[7] It had its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2022.


On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 83% of 102 critics' reviews are positive, with an average rating of 6.7/10. The website's consensus reads, "Flawed but quietly powerful, Alice, Darling offers a haunting look at how difficult it can be to leave an abusive relationship -- and the value of a solid support network."[8]


  1. ^ "'Alice, Darling' Review: Anna Kendrick Transfixes in a Chilling Portrait of Abuse". The Hollywood Reporter. September 14, 2022. Retrieved December 28, 2022.
  2. ^ "Alice, Darling (2022)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved January 22, 2023.
  3. ^ "Alice, Darling (2022)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 11 December 2022.
  4. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (July 12, 2021). "Anna Kendrick To Star In Lionsgate's All Femme Thriller 'Alice, Darling'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2021.
  5. ^ Vlessing, Etan (July 12, 2021). "Anna Kendrick to Star in 'Alice, Darling' Thriller for Lionsgate". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 12, 2021.
  6. ^ "Ontario Creates Media List" (PDF). Ontario Creates. July 2, 2021. p. 1. Retrieved December 30, 2021.
  7. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 20, 2022). "'Alice, Darling': Anna Kendrick Thriller Getting Oscar-Qualifying Run Before 2023 Theatrical Release".
  8. ^ "Alice, Darling". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved January 25, 2023.

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