Trailer: Sanitarium Horror Series SANCTUARY Hits DVD September 22nd

AMC Networks’ Sundance Now just announced the DVD debut of the suspenseful and intense psychological thriller Sanctuary on September 22nd, 2020.

Based on the novel The Devil’s Sanctuary by one of Sweden’s best-selling authors, Marie Hermanson, this 8-part series stars Josefin Asplund (Vikings, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) in a dual role as well as Emmy-nominee and two-time Golden Globe nominee Matthew Modine (Stranger Things, The Dark Knight Rises) as a manipulative doctor.

Sanctuary deals with the defining human issues of survival, identity, trust, and betrayal in a story that begs the question: Who would you become in order to survive? Now on a 2-Disc DVD set ($34.99,, Sanctuary previously premiered in April on Sundance Now, AMC Networks’ premiere streaming service for engrossing true crime, heart-stopping dramas and fiercely intelligent thrillers from around the world.

Estranged Swedish identical twins Siri and Helena (Asplund) have always had a complex relationship. When Helena receives an invitation to visit Siri at an exclusive residential sanatorium in the breathtaking and picturesque Alps, she is reluctant but figures it will be a nice break from her monotonous life. Despite the peacefulness of the clinic, Helena refuses Siri’s plea for help in taking care of some business and swapping places for a few days but ends up waking up to find Siri gone. Soon she realizes that Siri isn’t coming back, and that the clinic is far from a place of recovery; it’s a facility for studying psychopaths. Helena is now trapped in a waking nightmare in which no one is who they seem to be, and everyone believes that she is Siri. Surrounded by the most predatory and manipulative people imaginable, including the director of the Sanctuary, Dr. Marvin Fisher(Modine), escape is now only the second order of business: Helena’s first problem is simple survival.

Sanctuary sports a stellar supporting cast, including Will Mellor (No Offense, Line of Duty, Broadchurch), Lorenzo Richelmy (Marco Polo), Richard Brake (Batman Begins, Doom, Game of Thrones, Peaky Blinders), Philip Arditti (The Danish Girl, Inferno) and Agnieszka Grochowska (In Darkness, Child 44).

What do you think of the trailer and synopsis for Sanctuary? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.



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