Zal Batmanglij’s feature debut, Sound of My Voice
, draws you in right from the start. A couple, Peter (Christopher Denham) and Lorna (Nicole Vicius), follow written directions to a strange house, where they meet a man who tells them to shower thoroughly and change into white robes. After they complete these tasks, they are blindfolded, placed in a minivan with an Asian couple who are both blindfolded as well, and driven to another house, where they are led into a basement and asked to perform an elaborate handshake with a middle-aged man (Richard Wharton). After passing this test, they are introduced to Maggie (Brit Marling), the pretty, enigmatic leader of th...