A brand new trailer and poster have been launched for Gravitas Ventures and Kamikaze Dogfight manufacturing Woe.The Matthew Goodhue written and directed horror film focusses on a brother and sister who inherit their father’s home following his loss of life. Nevertheless, as its mysteries are revealed, the home is revealed to be a curse fairly than a blessing.
The movie options Jessie Rabideau, recognized for Fashionable Love, and Adam Halferty, recognized for brief movies Dames and Virgil as the 2 siblings. Whereas James Russo stars as Uncle Pete, who claims to have solutions concerning the daddy’s previous and the secrets and techniques of the home. Russell Becker, Jerilyn Armstrong, Ryan Kattner, DeVaughn LaBon, Flora Rubenhold and Jason Tippet additionally be part of the forged.
The brand new trailer reveals glimpses into the fractured relationship between Charlie and Betty Dennistoun and their disagreement over what to do with their inheritance. It’s quickly revealed that their father took his personal life, and that one thing sinister surrounds the property. Hints are revealed by aspect characters all through the trailer till a haunting post-title scene exhibits Halferty’s character Charlie digging a grave-shaped gap in the home’s backyard.
The movie’s new poster exhibits a darkish hooded determine on a crimson background, a easy but efficient picture. The id of the determine is left to the creativeness of the viewer, nonetheless, given the film’s plot it isn’t unreasonable to imagine that it is likely to be the sibling’s father or their mysterious uncle. The poster additionally factors out that one of many film’s producers, Evan Astrowsky, additionally produced Cabin Fever, a 2016 horror film focussing on 5 buddies in a vacation cabin.
One yr after their father’s loss of life, Charlie endlessly repairs the previous household home whereas his sister, Betty, decides to promote their father’s automobile with out her brother’s consent – the identical automobile their father dedicated suicide in. As the 2 keep away from confronting their extended grief, psychological well being, and one another, a hunchbacked creature shadows their each transfer. Their estranged Uncle Pete, believed to be useless, claims to have solutions – if solely Charlie and Betty would get out of their very own heads and settle for assist.
Woe premiered on the 2020 Massachusetts Unbiased Movie Competition, however shall be shifting to on-demand providers and DVD launch on fifteenth June. Having already premiered, the film has been eligible for awards, and even received Greatest Cinematography and the Viewers Award for Greatest Function Movie on the Massachusetts competition. The movie was additionally nominated for the Greatest Function and Greatest Actor (Ryan Kattner) awards at that occasion, earlier than being nominated for Greatest Function on the 2020 Chicago Horror Movie Competition.
The movie is director and author Matthew Goodhue‘s function directorial debut, having produced various short-films beforehand. These short-films included Damesand Virgil, making Woe the third time that he and Adam Halferty have labored collectively. The filmmaker additionally labored as an editor on eight episodes of TV present Tough Draft with Reza Aslan.Woewill change into distributor Kamikaze Dogfight’s ninth function size title upon its launch.