Level 16 is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed and written by Danishka Esterhazy, and starring Katie Douglas, Celina Martin, Peter Outerbridge, and Sara Canning. The film premiered on February 20, 2018, at the Berlin International Film Festival, then on August 24, 2019, on CBC Television.


Girls in a prison-like boarding school embark on a desperate search to uncover the awful truth behind their captivity.


  • Matt Damon as Bill Baker
  • Abigail Breslin as Allison Baker
  • Camille Cottin as Virginie
  • Lilou Siauvaud as Maya
  • Deanna Dunagan as Sharon

Production and release

The filming took place in a closed 1930s police station in Toronto, Canada. Esterhazy was given complete freedom to use and adjust the building in any way she desired. The film premiered on CBC Television on August 24, 2019.