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Trap For Cinderella review

A young girl rebuilds her life after a bout of amnesia

K-PAX is welcome, but his stylish yet silly thriller takes too much swallowing to qualify as a happy-ever-after.

Single White Female and Diabolique haunt this second riff on Sébastien Japrisot’s novel (there was a 1965 adap), where Tuppence Middleton’s moneyed hedonist Micky reconstructs her memories after a fire.

As she uncovers a blurry history of jealousy and murder involving doting pal Do (Alexandra Roach), immersive lensing and a solid cast sustain the intrigue until the plot twists hold about as firm as a glass slipper.

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Kevin Harley is a freelance journalist with bylines at Total Film, Radio Times, The List, and others, specializing in film and music coverage. He can most commonly be found writing movie reviews and previews at GamesRadar+.