Comparing ‘Goodnight Mommy’: Remake Vs. Original
Goodnight Mommy is the faithful adaptation of 2014 Austrian psychological horror film by same name.
The film revolves around twin brothers who fear an imposter has invaded their home.
Naomi Watts is reprising the role of mother played by Susanne Wuest in original film.
The movie dilutes the violent and shocking elements of the film and underuses Watt’s talent.
Watt’s version of the mother is warm and more human than the original character.
The original shows major clues indicating that the woman might not be their mother, remake avoided all the drama and suspense.
Lukas’ fate is no longer a mystery as movie deals upon the confusion not suspense.
The graphic torture from the original movie has been removed from the remake.