Possum | 2018

Directed by: Matthew Holness

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Main Plot

After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured his entire life.


  • Sean Harris plays the main character in Possum, a troubled puppeteer haunted by a sinister puppet named Possum.
  • Alun Armstrong plays the role of a mysterious and sinister character who torments the protagonist throughout the film.
  • Andy Blithe is a mysterious and intriguing character who helps the protagonist in unraveling the dark secrets of Possum.


In the ending of "Possum," Philip, a troubled puppeteer, finally confronts his dark past and attempts to dispose of his sinister puppet, Possum. However, his efforts are thwarted when Possum returns to haunt him. Philip ultimately succumbs to the puppet's power, choosing to embrace his disturbing desires and imprisoning himself in a cycle of torment and self-destruction. The film concludes with the implication that Philip's torment will continue indefinitely.