ELEPHANT SONG is an upcoming psychological drama-thriler directed by Quebec director Charles Binamé (The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard), based on the play by Governor General’s Award-winning writer Nicolas Billon. It stars French-Canadian rising young filmmaker Xavier Dolan (I Killed My Mother, Laurence Anyways, Mommy) as a troubled patient who claims to know where the psychiatrist is. The cast also including Bruce Greenwood, Colm Feore, Catherine Keener, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Guy Nadon.
The story follows a game of quid pro quo between psychiatrist and patient that devolves into manipulation. Psychiatrist Dr. Toby Green (Greenwood) is tasked with interrogating the enigmatic and troubled Michael (Dolan), after the last psychiatrist Michael met with mysteriously disappears from his office. Despite Green’s attempts to control the situation, the disaffected and disturbed Michael starts a game of cat and mouse between patient and doctor.
- via EW