“The Little Stranger”

Based on a novel by Sarah Waters, “The Little Stranger” takes place in England a short time after World War II.  Dr. Faraday (Domhnall Gleeson) is summoned to Hundreds Hall, a large estate in the country owned by the remains of the Ayres family — adults Caroline (Ruth Wilson) and Roderick (Will Poulter), children of Mrs. Ayres (Charlotte Rampling).  The family’s sole maid, the young Betty (Liv Hill), has seemingly taken ill and is in need of a house call.  When the good doctor arrives and examines the young servant, she tells him there is something amiss in the house.

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