In case you missed it nanny Here’s another chance to catch the haunting story of Nikyatu Jusu during its theatrical run Immigrant mother Struggling with the tough but necessary choices she has to make in her life. First horror film to win Sundance’s acclaimed Grand Jury Prize arrives on Prime Video this week, and io9 has a mysterious clip to share today.
In the clip, we see Aisha (UsAnna Diop) spends a restless night at the house where she works as a nanny. She doesn’t live there full-time, but as the film progresses, she’s driven to sleep more and more when she’s required to work overtime watching over their young daughter for a wealthy, frequently bickering couple who hire her. It’s stressful enough, but as you can see in this scene, the stress is causing huge cracks in her psyche—and it’s not all in her imagination.
Missing black mold in a fancy Manhattan apartment? Just one way Jusu uses atmospheric production design and subtle but effective symbolism to enhance Aisha’s emotionally complex story. As you can tell even from that short scene, nanny Filled with nervous-jungle horror—it’s a great film elevated by Diop’s performance and worth checking out.
nanny to Prime Video on Friday, December 16.
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