A "story inside a story," in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second element follows the actual manuscript, called "Nocturnal Animals," which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself.
Jake Gyllenhaal....Edward Sheffield
Michael Shannon....Bobby Andes
Aaron Taylor-Johnson....Ray Marcus
Isla Fisher....Laura Hastings
Ellie Bamber....India Hastings
Armie Hammer....Hutton Morrow
Laura Linney....Anne Sutton
India Menuez....Samantha Morrow
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