Rose Williams (Chicken), Emma Rigby (Plastic), Charlie Carrick (Molly Maxwell), Gbemisola Ikumelo (The Last Tree), Paul Antony-Barber (Hereafter), Clara Read (What Happened to Monday), Diveen Henry (Dreams of a Life), Robert Goodman (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), Nuala McGowan (film debut), Shakira Rahman (film debut), Marley Chesham (film debut), Maria Major (Ghost Stories), Joe Haddow (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Corinna Faith (Ashes), director, writer; Rob Watson (Gone Too Far) and Matthew James Wilkinson (Days of the Bagnold Summer), producers; Elizabeth Bernholz (Nocturne) and Max de Wardener (The Woman in the Fifth), composers; Laura Bellingham (Gilad and All That Jazz), cinematographer; Tommy Boulding (Possum) and Rebecca Lloyd (My Name Is Lenny), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1974 London, just as electrical blackouts are about to sweep the country, trainee nurse Val (Williams) arrives for a stint at the rundown East London Royal Infirmary, where most of the patients and staff have been evacuated to another hospital, leaving her to work the night shift in a dark, mostly empty building. During her shift, she uncovers a deadly secret lurking within the hospital, and soon Val is forced to confront her traumatic past and her greatest fears in order to defend herself from the malevolent force that is intending to destroy everything and everyone in its path…
IN ONE SENTENE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Corinna Faith returns with a chilling, atmospheric horror film that makes effective use of its isolated hospital setting, as well as lead actress Rose Williams’ gripping and committed performance.