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Trigger (2018)
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Trigger (2018)
Original name: Триггер
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Fashionable uptown Moscow: psychologist Artem practices "provocative therapy", convinced that the fastest and most effective cure is to brutally confront his patients with their fears. Yet his own life is in chaos after he was sentenced to prison for causing a patient's suicide. Free again, he opens a practice in a makeshift office, in a glamorous high rise no less, and sets to work, trying to get his life back on track at the same time. This means getting his wife back, fighting to keep his license to practice, protecting his teenage sister from her violent boyfriend, and, most of all, proving his innocence for the death of his former patient. Moreover he knows the identity of the killer, but proving it isn't so easy. With each case he gets closer to his goal and, although he helps his clients, brilliantly solving their seemingly impossible problems - will he be able to help himself?
Style: captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psychological manipulation, psychotherapy, psychologist, psychotherapist, entrapment, uncover truth, investigation, self discovery, false accusation, shock treatment, father son relationship, life turned upside down, transformation, workplace
Time: contemporary

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