Netflix’s ‘Woman In The Window’ Is The Edge-Of-Your-Seat Thriller That ‘Gone Girl’ Fans Will Love

Your next must-watch is finally here

If there’s one thing that we’ve become all-too-familiar with, it’s the concept of staying home

And while most of us are sick and tired of being stuck in the confines of our abodes, for some, stepping outside is daunting to say the least.

Enter: Netflix’s latest must-watch thriller The Woman In The Window.

Based on the 2018 novel of the same name by controversial author A.J. Finn, the Joe Wright-directed film centres on Dr. Anna Fox, a woman who can’t leave her house. In her case, it’s not a pandemic keeping her inside—she’s agoraphobic.

However, things take a harrowing turn after she witnesses her neighbour’s apparent murder, leads to her then to be hunted down in her own home.

Fascinated? Keep reading for everything you need to know about film—from the plot and cast members to when it will be available in Australia.

What Is The Plot Of The Woman In The Window?

The Woman In The Window follows the reclusive Anna Fox, who struggles with agoraphobia, and her day-to-day life fearful of what lies outside of her multi-level New York City brownstone apartment. Isolated and somewhat lonesome, tides turn when she strikes up an unlikely friendship with her neighbour, Jane Russell, and the two grow close.

It all changes one night as Anna, who routinely observes the goings-on in her street, witnesses Jane’s apparent murder, by the hands of her husband, through her window—Rear Window, anyone? Anna’s life is turned even more upside down when Jane’s husband introduces a distraught Fox to a completely different woman who he claims is his wife.

In the trailer’s voice over, the voyeuristic story urges viewers “don’t go looking into other people’s houses—you won’t like what you see”, and if that’s not enough to set the tone, then perhaps the trailer will below.

WATCH BELOW: The Woman In The Window Trailer

Who Is Cast In The Woman In The Window?

Much like every Netflix creation, there’s bound to be a star-studded line up. And this time around, the streaming giant didn’t disappoint. Leading the cast is Amy Adams (American Hustle, Ella Enchanted) as Dr. Anna Fox and Julianne Moore (Still Alice, The Big Lebowski) as Jane Russell.

Joining the two is Oscar-winner Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour, The Dark Knight) as Jane’s husband Alistair Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight) as the new Mrs. Russell, Wyatt Russell (22 Jump Street) as David and Anthony Mackie (Captain America) as Ed Fox, just to name a few.

Woman In the Window

When Can We Watch The Woman In The Window In Australia?

Ready for your next binge-watch? The Woman In The Window will be available on Netflix before the middle of 2021.

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