Netflix Movie “Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” – Review by Efe Teksoy


Cinema Writer/Film Critic Efe TEKSOY; wrote the mystery, horror and drama film “MR. HARRIGAN’S PHONE” for America’s Los Angeles based Internet Newspaper @alaturkanews.


Adapted from the work of Stephen King, known as the king of horror literature, Mr. Harrigan’s Phone has been released on the Netflix platform. Adapted from the short story in the master author’s short story collection book If It Bleeds, this production tells the audience a transitional drama that is mostly mystery, rather than suspense and horror. While the film touches on the sociological and community relations of the individual on the one hand, on the other hand, it presents to the audience what happened to a teenager who was bullied at school, blending it with the supernatural horror genre. Emphasizing the importance of father-son and friendship-friendship relations, the production presents guiding aphorisms about life by showing us examples from classical literary works. It stars Academy Honorary and Primetime Emmy Award-winning veteran actor Donald Sutherland and American actor Jaeden Martell, he has also appeared in other films such as ‘It’ (2017) and ‘It: Chapter Two’ (2019) based on the works of Stephen King. Directed by American filmmaker John Lee Hancock, the producers of the film are Blumhouse Productions, which has produced low-budget but successful horror-thriller productions, and Ryan Murphy, he is known for his works such as American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck, Popular, Glee.


Craig is friends with reclusive old billionaire Mr. Harrigan, and they form an intimate bond through books and the first digital phones. But when Mr. Harrigan dies, Craig puts his smartphone in the man’s pocket before he is buried. And one day she is shocked when she receives a message from her deceased friend, Mr. Harrigan.

Stars; Donald Sutherland, Jaeden Martell, Joe Tipp, Colin O’Brien, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Frank Ridley, Peggy J. Scott, Thomas Francis Murphy, Randy Kovitz, Cyrus Arnold, Thalia Torio, Conor William Wright, Alexa Niziak, Bennett Saltzman, Daniel Reece, Dale Duke, Gregory Jensen and Andrew O’Shanick.


Filming locations; Fairfield, Mathews Park, Middlesex County and Litchfield County in Connecticut,in the USA. The drama, horror and mystery film Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, is a production that will be enjoyed by the audience who admire Stephen King adaptations.





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