Emma plays a young woman who puts herself in harms way to save her boyfriend by joining a cult known only as Colonia Dignidad. There women are tortured, and men and women kept apart. The film was based on actual events in Germany, little is known of this place, as it wasn't widely publicised. Watson took on this thriller with Daniel Bruhl.
The film was shot on location at Chile, Luxemberg, Argentina and and Germany.
Emma seemed to only attend one of the promotions for The Colony, along with a few TV interviews, at a premiere in New York