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Split | There’s no escape

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2017 | 2:00 AM
James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy star in ‘Split’.

Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns to the captivating grip of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs with Split, an original thriller that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man's fractured, gifted mind.

While the mental divisions of those with dissociative identity order have long fascinated and eluded science, it is believed that some can also manifest unique physical attributes for each personality, a cognitive and physiological prism within a single being.

Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still submerged, who is set to materialise and dominate all the others. Also starring is Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch).