Mesmerized (1986)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Marriage Drama, Period Film, Courtroom Drama  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - Australia, New Zealand, UK  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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This psychodrama is set in New Zealand during the 1880s and is based on the true story of an orphaned 18-year-old who marries a cruel, much-older man. He constantly abuses her and keeps her under his thumb until she snaps and using hypnotism, kills him. Later she is tried in court.



death, sexual, spouse, abuse, hypnosis, investigation, killing, love-triangle, marriage, marriage-arranged, murder, orphan, romance, scheme, sexual-abuse, spouse-abuse, teenagers