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Mar 6, 2020

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Movie Info & Cast


On the surface, Hunter appears to have it all. A newly pregnant housewife, she seems content to spend her time tending to an immaculate home and doting on her Ken-doll husband, Richie. However, as the pressure to meet her controlling in-laws and husband's rigid expectations mounts, cracks begin to appear in her carefully created facade. Hunter develops a dangerous habit, and a dark secret from her past seeps out in the form of a disorder called pica - a condition that has her compulsively swallowing inedible, and oftentimes life-threatening, objects. SWALLOW follows one woman's unraveling as she struggles to reclaim independence in the face of an oppressive system by whatever means possible.


  • Haley Bennett
  • Austin Stowell
  • Denis O'Hare
  • Elizabeth Marvel
  • David Rasche
  • Luna Lauren Velez
  • Zabryna Guevara
  • Laith Nakli
  • Babak Tafti
  • Nicole Kang

Did You Know?


  • French visa # 151770.


    • Richie: We're pregnant.
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May 4, 2019

A staggering accomplishment in its storytelling, visuals, and performance.

Metacritic review by Lena Wilson
Lena Wilson
The Playlist
May 3, 2019

Carefully made and perfectly acted.

Stephen Whitty
Screen Daily
May 3, 2019

The idea is cartoonish in its essence but the pic is shot and played with such straight-faced realism that Swallow becomes utterly ridiculous.

Metacritic review by Caryn James
Caryn James
The Hollywood Reporter