‘The Patient’, Hulu Psychological Thriller Starring Steve Carell

Alan Strauss, a therapist, is imprisoned by a patient named Sam Fortner, who reveals himself to be a serial killer.

Sam has an unusual therapeutic need for Alan: stop his homicidal impulses

To survive, Alan must unwind Sam's disturbed mind and stop him from killing again

But Sam refuses to address critical topics, like his mother, “Candace”

Alone in captivity, Alan digs into his own past through the memories of his old therapist "Charlie" and grapples with the waves of his own repressed problems.

While  in prison, Alan reveals not only how deep Sam's compulsion runs, but also how much work he has to do to mend the rift in his own family.

As time runs out, Alan fights desperately to stop Sam before Alan becomes complicit in Sam's murder.

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