55 Steps is a 2017 German-Belgian drama film directed by Bille August.
Starring Helena Bonham Carter, Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Tambor, Tim Plester, Michael Culkin, Jonathan Kerrigan, Douglas Reith, Vincent Riotta, Johan Heldenbergh, Richard Riddell and others.

Watch the official trailer for 55 Steps

Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 released the trailer:
55 Steps Trailer - On Digital 10/16, In Theaters 11/16.

What is 55 Steps about?

The story is about a woman committed to a mental health facility. Prior to 1987, it was assumed that the Lanterman - Petris - Short Act allowed involuntary treatment for those who were detained under an initial three-day hold (for evaluation and treatment) and a subsequent fourteen-day hospitalization (for those patients declared after the three-day hold to be dangerous to themselves or others or gravely disabled). In 1987, in Riese v. St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center, the California State Court of Appeals declared that these patients had the right to exercise informed consent regarding the use of antipsychotic drugs, except in an emergency, and if they rejected medication "a judicial determination of their incapacity to make treatment decisions" was required before they could be involuntarily treated. This case was a class action suit brought in the name of patient Eleanor Riese (Helena Bonham Carter) by the California ACLU.

Who's in the 55 Steps cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of 55 Steps.

Helena Bonham Carter Eleanor Riese
Hilary Swank Colette Hughes
Jeffrey Tambor Mort Cohen
Tim Plester Robbie
Michael Culkin Judge Farelly
Jonathan Kerrigan Dr. Bardy
Douglas Reith Judge Raymonf
Vincent Riotta James Adams
Johan Heldenbergh Robert
Richard Riddell Arno
Doreen Mantle Eleanor's Mother
Anneika Rose Margie
Tim Ahern Radio Host
Florence Bell Karen Winkle
AnnaCorey Tiff - Jogger
Kathleen Renish Female Attendant #2
Richard Laing Ben Clandon
Daniel Steiner Mr. Grainger
Liza Ross Matron
Diana Jackson Picnic Goer
Steve Warky Nunez Pedestrian
Priscilla Wittman Serious nurse (Mental hospital)
Christian Skibinski Former Mental Patient
Ricky Watson Tili Benjai / Male Attendant #1
John Lobato Pedestrian
Angelique Fernandez Friendly Nurse
Andy Cheung Waiter
Cynthia Hoppenfeld Sister Florence
Thuy-Van Truong Guest
Riccarda Richter Female Attendant
Trish Osmond Visitor to Clinic
Patrick Simons Lawyer in Court
Alexandra Neary Patient
Natalia Romanova Stenographer in final trial
Anna Heinz Law student
Florian Stübchen Male Attendant
Joshua Fischer Male Attendant
Conrad Ahrens Male Attendant
Sönke Hünding Former Mental Patient
Anthony Cabello Smoking Man
Kai Bosse Male Attendant

When is 55 Steps released in cinemas?

The film 55 Steps was scheduled to be released on September 7, 2017 (TIFF, 2017 Toronto International Film Festival), on May 3, 2018 (Germany) and on August 27, 2019 (Denmark) by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA), Warner Bros., Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Warner Home Video.

What are 55 Steps film specifications?

The film 55 Steps is rated with "PG-13" rating.

What are critics and audiences saying about 55 Steps?

55 Steps got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.9/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 50/100. But the audience loves the film.

More information about 55 Steps you can get at:

IMDB: 55 Steps

Wikipedia: 55 Steps

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