The cast of The Voyeurs is made up of people who are not professional actors. They all have their own stories and reasons for being cast in the film, but none as compelling as that of Joe (played by Jonathan Meeks). Joe has a history with violence, yet his scenes in the movie don’t seem to be about anger or rage. In this review, we will explore what exactly The Voyeur’s Movie is trying to say about violence and why it may be one worth watching!
10th September 2021
Cast and characters:
-Joe (played by Jonathan Meeks): Joe is cast in the movie because he has a history with violence. He was caught after beating his sister to death, and this cast him into an institution.
-Augustine (played by Z aira Gonzalez): Augustine is cast in the movie because of her history with violence. She was caught after beating a man to death, and this cast her into an institution.
-Rose (played by Sophia Lillis): The main character of the film is trying to find her way through high school.
-Tom (played by Bill Skarsgard): The older brother of Elisa and a voyeur, he secretly films Rose while she showers at night.
-Elisa (played by Jessica Chastain): A mother figure for Tom but also his biggest critic.
-Gregg (played by Jerrod Carmichael): A high school senior who dates Rose and is the only person aware of Tom’s compulsion to film people.
-Jill (played by TJ Wright): A high school senior who appears to be a popular girl but secretly struggles with her weight and self-esteem.
The movie is based on the novel The Eye by Peter de Vries (1971). It was filmed in English with French subtitles.
This film explores Nelly’s descent into psychological turmoil when she becomes obsessed with Anne, who lives across her apartment building. She begins to spy on her and finally invades the couple’s life.
What is the meaning of Voyeurs?
In psychology, voyeurism is a paraphilia in which an individual derives sexual pleasure from secretly watching others.