The Guest Room – Movie Review
Director: Stefano Lodovichi
Writer: Filippo Gili, Francesco Agostini (Screenplay)
Writer: Stefano Lodovichi (Story)
- Guide Caprino
- Camilla Filippi
- Edoardo Pesce
- Romeo Pellegrini
- Gabriella Bonifazi
Plot: The morning Stella decides to take her own life, a stranger knocks at her door claiming the guest room he booked for the night. Surprised but charmed by this man who seems to know her very well, Stella decides to let him in. But when Sandro, the man who broke Stella’s heart, joins them at home, this odd situation turns immediately into chaos.
Runtime: 1 Hour 41 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: The Guest Room starts when Stella (Filippi) is saved from her suicide plan by a stranger Giulio (Caprino). She reluctantly lets him stay in the room he claims he has booked from her husband. When Stella’s ex-husband Sandro (Pesce) returns home, the time in the home takes a twist.
Giulio holds the once-married couple hostage in their own home, demanding answers from the pair. As the tensions rise, the truth slowly starts to come out.
Verdict on The Guest Room
The Guest Room is a horror thriller that follows an estranged couple being held captive in their home by a stranger. This stranger wants answers from the couple as it will bring up old memories for the pair.
The movie plays out like many home invasion movies, even if the motivation is a lot clearer than what the stranger wants. It keeps you guessing as to which direction everything will unfold in. This creates a massive idea that you wouldn’t see coming and that only makes things feel even more intense. The performances in the film are strong, which helps drive everything along for the intensity we go through.
Final Thoughts – The Guest Room is an intense mystery thriller you won’t see coming.