The Counselor is set in 1971 and followes a nervous and new-to-the-job counselor, played by Miles Fisher (Mad Men, J. Edgar, 2 Broke Girls), is working at a suicide hotline in has to take his first call. A teenager is on the other end of the line, distraught and suicidal having been thrown out of her home and being disowned by her parents after falling pregnant.
The whole way through The Counselor there is a sinister feeling that something isn’t quite right, or that there will be a huge twist at the end… It does not disappoint. An extremely gripping drama.
Director: Guy Bauer