is a 2010 American psychological thriller film
directed by Martin Scorsese
. The film is based on Dennis Lehane
's 2003 novel of the same name
. Production started in March 2008. Leonardo DiCaprio
stars as U.S. Marshal Edward "Teddy" Daniels, who is investigating a psychiatric facility located on the island named in the title.<!-- very very short story overview, needs another sentence, maybe two, max. --> The film grossed over $128 million in its initial domestic theater release.Shutter Island
was originally stated to be released on October 2, 2009, but Paramount Pictures
pushed the release date to February 19, 2010.
In 1954, U.S. Marshal
Edward "Teddy" Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio
) and his newly assigned partner Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo
), go to the Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane
on Shutter Island located in Boston Harbor
. They are investigating the disappearance of Rachel Solando, a patient who apparently vanished from a locked room. Dr. John Cawley (Ben Kingsley
), the head psychiatrist, explains that Rachel was institutionalized after drowning her three children.
During the search for Rachel, Teddy sees a lighthouse but is told it has already been searched. He asks to see the hospital personnel files; Cawley refuses, but allows the Marshals to question the staff. They are frustrated to learn that Rachel's psychiatrist, Dr. Sheehan, left on vacation after her... Read More