Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation), Madisen Beaty (The Master), Inanna Sarkis (After), Ella-Rae Smith (The Commuter), Stephanie Sy (When the World Was Flat), Djouliet Amara (film debut), Jade Michael (Fatal Friend Request), Seamus Patterson (Guest of Honour), Marina Stephenson Kerr (Cult of Chucky), Megan Best (Nobody)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Simon Barrett (film debut), director, writer; Russell Ackerman (Cargo), Matthew Baker (Black Death), Isaac Clements (Death Trench), Tomas ‘Dutch’ Deckaj (Homecoming), Alex Mace (Delirium) and John Schoenfelder (Hold the Dark), producers; Tobias Vethake (The Chairs Game), composer; Karim Hussain (Ascension), cinematographer; James Vandewater (Sleeping Giant), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Camille Meadows (Waterhouse) arrives at the prestigious Edelvine Academy for Girls, where she is invited by a group of girls to a late-night ritual, designed to summon the spirit of a dead former student whose ghost is said to still haunt the school’s halls. However, it’s not long before the girls discover that they may have unleashed something much more fearsome…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Simon Barrett, the co-writer of a number of Adam Wingard’s films from You’re Next to Blair Witch, makes his directorial debut with this supernatural chiller about a group of schoolgirls being tormented by a vengeful spirit.