The inspiration for Old, a Blinding Edge Pictures production, directed and produced by two-time Oscar nominee M. Night Shyamalan, from his screenplay based on the graphic novel Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar LÃ©vy and Frederik Peeters.
Itâs a perfect beach day, or so thought the family, young couple, a few tourists, and a refugee who all end up in the same secluded, idyllic cove filled with rock pools and sandy shore, encircled by green, densely vegetated cliffs. But this utopia hides a dark secret. First there is the dead body of a woman found floating in the crystal-clear water. Then there is the odd fact that all the children are aging rapidly. Soon everybody is growing olderâevery half hourâand there doesnât seem to be any way out of the cove. Levyâs dramatic storytelling works seamlessly with Peetersâs sinister art to create a profoundly disturbing and fantastical mystery.