Charlie Shotwell (The Nest), Jennifer Ehle (Saint Maud), Michael C. Hall (Cold in July), Taissa Farmiga (The Nun), Ben O’Brien (Manchester by the Sea), Lucien Spelman (Jungleland), Tamara Hickey (In Your Eyes), Georgia Lyman (Alma Mater), Samantha LeBretton (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Pascual Sisto (film debut), director; Nicolás Giacobone (Birdman), writer, producer; Michael Bowes (Red Flag), Alex Orlovsky (Blue Valentine) and Elika Portnoy (Immigration Tango), producers; Caterina Barbieri (film debut), composer; Paul Ozgur (The Wound), cinematographer; Sara Shaw (Appropriate Behaviour), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
John (Shotwell) is a thirteen-year-old boy with a fascination for living like an adult and the independence that seemingly comes with it. One day, he decides to drug his family, including his parents Anna (Ehle) and Brad (Hall), and his sister Laurie (Farmiga), and hold them captive in an unfinished underground bunker, while he can go and do as he pleases…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
From the mind of Oscar-winning writer Nicolás Giacobone – who won for co-writing Birdman – John and the Hole is a disturbing psychological thriller about a sociopathic youth doing unspeakable things to his family.