Trauma is a 2018 American Experimental Drama film written and directed by Terrence Malik starring Luke Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, Alison Pill, Cobie Smulders, Kate Hudson and Rosemary Harris.



The film chronicles the stories of four individuals who altogether murdered a convicted pedophile who turned out to be innocent.

Tibalt's Story

Decorated Afghan soldier who carried out the first blow dealt to the convicted pedophile. His disillusionment and state of mind deteriorate into madness as his relationship with his friends and his fiance fall apart.

Allen's Story

Respective family man who deteriorates into disillusionment and paranoia breaking away from his adoring sons and wife.

Jenna's Story

Single social services worker who lives alone and attacked the victim the most brutally.

She is purely driven by anger as when she was 11 years old she was abducted by a pedophile who proceeded to over a course of six months physically and sexually abuse her.

She deteriorates into disillusionment which unleashes a dormant homicidal rage about the same time she attracts the love of her handsome new neighbour.

Alex's Story

The one who dealt the final fatal blow to the victim.

A bereaved mother whose son up and vanished on her three years prior.

She deteriorates into madness and misery which comes to trouble her overworked single parent older sister and sick mother.

She eventually comes to learn her abducted only child was raised in a happy home and upon coming to him and trying to reconnect with him confessing what she did to a convicted pedophile who turned out to be innocent he believes she is a twisted maniac.

She then reports the incident involving the convicted pedophile confessing to everything and giving the identities of the others involved in his killing before shooting herself in the head.


  • Luke Hemsworth as Tibalt Churnhill
  • Stanley Tucci as Allen Ayres
  • Alison Pill as Jenna Jones
  • Cobie Smulders as Alexandra Ames
  • Kate Hudson as Diane Ames
  • Rosemary Harris as Edith Ames
  • Kathleen Quinlan as Rhonda Ayres
  • Ty Simpkins as Lewis Ayres
  • Jonah Bobo as Tate Ayres
  • Isabel Lucas as Rebecca Sampton
  • Matt Bomer as Gavin Hillerman
  • Aziz Ansari as Pete Fewtwel
  • Steven Strait as Lock Martinez
  • Ryan Reynolds as Gordon Harvey
  • Cillian Murphy as Convicted Pedophile Lance Salantren
  • Cloris Leachman as Loretta Salantren


  1. The Paris Symphonies- Joseph Haydn
  2. Weepe No More Rachell- Christopher Tye, Lawdes Deo & Jordi Savall
  3. G.P Da Palestrina- Giovanni Pierluigi
  4. Orlande De Lassus- Psalmi Poenitentialis
  5. Grupul Evloghia- Psalmi
  6. Asa Vorbeste Domnul Slavei- Paula Seling
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