Amanda Wyss, best known for her role as Tina in the original Wes Craven directed A Nightmare on Elm Street has an all new nightmare to experience in The Id coming to Blu-ray October 25th, which is not to be mistaken for the shortening of identification, but rather the Freudian definition that states “the personality component made up of unconscious psychic energy that works to satisfy basic urges, needs and desires.” So how does that apply for this movie? Well, keep reading.
The Id, which won Best Thriller at The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, was directed by Hutson from a script by Sean H. Stewart and produced by Hutson and Daniel Farrands (The Haunting in Connecticut, Halloween 6). Hutson and Farrands previously teamed up on the romantic drama The Trouble with the Truth starring Lea Thompson and several award-winning documentaries, including Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th and Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy.
For decades, Meridith Lane (Wyss) has felt trapped in her home. Surviving on memories of youth, she watches the years slip by while caring for her abusive father…until a figure from her past makes a surprising return. In order to live the life she desires, Meridith must confront her father’s monstrous cruelty and attempt to escape his tyrannical grip. But the man who controls her every move won’t let go without a fight, leading father and daughter into a series of desperate and irreversible acts. As Meridith’s psyche is slowly pushed to the breaking point, the line between fantasy and reality is hopelessly blurred. With strangers prying at the door and the walls of her childhood home closing in, Meridith spirals into a frightening world of paranoia, madness…and violence.