A psychotherapist who recently lost his wife, finds himself held prisoner by a serial killer with an unusual request to curb his homicidal urges.
Cast: Steve Carell, Domhnall Gleeson, Laura Niemi, Andrew Leeds, Linda Emond, Alex Rich, Amy Handelman, Renata Friedman, David Alan Grier, Jake Broder, Diane Kelber, Alan Blumenfeld, Tim Ransom, Gordon Tarpley, Evan Shafran, Emily Davis, Cindy Michelle, Lucas Grant
Dr. Strauss struggles with the reality he finds himself in. Sam is consumed with practical necessities, but agrees to his therapist's advice to make different choices.
Sam reaches out to a woman from his past. Trials loom for Dr. Strauss, Sam, and Elias.
On the threshold of crisis, Sam honors the promise Dr. Strauss made him make as a condition for continuing their work together. The trust built between patient and doctor is tested, with a life in the balance.
Sam's desire to find a therapeutic solution grows as his inner struggle intensifies. Dr. Strauss brings a new variable into their sessions.
Sam delves more deeply into the reason he entered therapy, but he encounters resistance from Dr. Strauss as he attempts to continue their sessions. A gathering sense of not being alone leads to a revelation about the house.
Dr. Alan Strauss, a therapist mourning the death of his wife, takes on an enigmatic new client. As they wrestle with very different problems, their professional relationship is transformed by a choice that binds them deeply together.