An Irish-American psychological thriller directed by Academy Award-winning director Neil Jordan is set to be released in March 2019.

“Greta”, starring Chloë Grace Moretz as Frances, is about a sweet, naïve young lady, growing close to a widow called Greta, played by Isabelle Huppert.

Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Frances in the movie 'Greta". Getty Images

Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Frances in the movie 'Greta". Getty Images

Frances comes across a handbag lying idle on a New York City subway and doesn’t think twice about returning it to its rightful owner.

That owner is Greta, an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and is burdened with an aching loneliness. 

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Neil Jordan - Getty Images

Having recently lost her mother, Frances develops a deep relationship with Greta but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta’s life is what it seems.

The movie also stars Belfast-born actor Stephen Rea, Maika Monroe, Colm Feore and, Zawe Ashton.

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Stephen Rae - Getty Images

Filmed on location in Dublin, Toronto and New York City, it had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 6, 2018.

The movie was staged by Bray-based production firm Metropolitan Films in cooperation with Lawrence Bender Films (US), Little Wave Productions (Ireland) and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (US). It was also in receipt of a €650,000 production grant provided by the Irish Film Board and is scheduled to be released on March 1, 2019, by Focus Features.

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Greta, played by Isabelle Huppert leans over and looks at Frances, played Chloë Grace Moretz in the Irish-American psychological thriller directed by Academy Award-winning director Neil JordanPhoto by Jonathan Hession - © Widow Movie, LLC and Showbox