'Drowning in Secrets' Review: Abduction, unborn baby and love triangle form the crux
No spoilers for Lifetime movie 'Drowning in Secrets'
Lifetime's 'Drowning in Secrets' is a mind-bending movie that follows a woman named Misha (Christina DeRosa). Misha returns back to her hometown in search of her sister Maya (Chelsea Vale), who suddenly disappears on a day out on the water. As Misha starts digging deep with her mother, Emma (Laura Poe), to look for clues to find her, she unearths many hidden truths and witnesses many murders as well. The movie is filled with many unfolded truths that Misha finds out while searching for her sister. Every scene of the movie creates suspense in the mind of viewers, and they start assuming what can happen next. If you like the plot of this movie, then you might also like other Lifetime movies such as 'Framed By My Sister' and 'Caught in His Web.'
The movie starts with everyone, including Maya, enjoying a boat trip, but things took a dramatic turn when she disappeared. Misha searched for her sister, but all she found was more and more people getting murdered. Even Misha's close one, Bree (Hannah Dannelly), was also killed. She almost lost all her hope to find her sister back. Luckily, one day a call from the hospital revealed that Maya was found in an unconscious state, and now she was being treated.
The cherry on the top was that Maya was pregnant, but now the question arises about whose child she was carrying. On the other hand, Maya's boyfriend Peyton (Alec Nevin) told her about his affair with Misha, sparking a conflict between the two sisters. Although Misha was trying to make everything normal and find out the real culprit, all her efforts were going in vain.
Meanwhile, Maya was given poison at the hospital to intentionally kill her and the baby. In addition, Maya wasn't ready to forgive Misha for being in an affair with her boyfriend. However, after the baby was born, Maya realized how much Misha suffered for her and felt guilty about her behavior.
Jacob Cooney has perfectly directed the Lifetime movie 'Drowning in Secrets' making it a good watch for those who love to binge on the mysterious and thriller movies. In addition, the movie is beautifully shot in Connecticut, specifically in Old Saybrook, Cromwell, Hartford and Middletown.