Denise Gough (’71), Steven Cree (Outlaw King), Anastasia Hille (The Abandoned), Hannah Rae (Fighting With My Family), Kiera Thompson (film debut), Sienna Sayer (Silent Night), Donna Banya (film debut), Catherine Terris (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Charlie Rix (film debut), Julie Barclay (Good Arrows), Lianne Harvey (Bikini Blue)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ruth Platt (The Lesson), director, writer; Christine Alderson (This Beautiful Fantastic) and Katie Hodgkin (Bruno), producers; Anne Müller (film debut), composer; Márk Györi (Katalin Varga), cinematographer; Chris Barwell (Under the Shadow), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Leah (Thompson) is a 10-year-old girl who lives in a large house with her distant family. She begins to be visited by a mysterious guest named Rachel (Sayer), who gives her new challenges to complete every night, with the reward being knowledge which, when put together, spell out a terrifying fate for Leah and those around her…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This haunting ghost story is like a cross between Pan’s Labyrinth and The Shining, with a remarkably composed lead performance by young actress Kiera Thompson.