First-time filmmaker Ruth Paxton‘s A Banquet was acquired by IFC Midnight within the wake of its Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition premiere, and it’s coming house subsequent month.
Indiewire experiences that A Banquet is coming to “choose theaters and on digital platforms on February 18.” Indiewire additionally scored the trailer right this moment, which we’ve embedded under.
Fascinating to notice, February 18 is the exact same day one other film inherently linked to the themes of household and meals shall be launched: Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Bloodbath.
IFC previews, “This slow-burning psychological horror explores the ferocity of maternal love, psychology of energy, and the questions of feminine insanity and religion. The movie makes use of delicate supernatural components to create stress inside a household within the midst of a breakdown, exploiting the sophisticated bonds between three generations of moms and daughters.”
In A Banquet…
“Widowed mom Holly (Sienna Guillory) is radically examined when her teenage daughter Betsey (Jessica Alexander) experiences a profound enlightenment and insists that her physique is not her personal, however in service to a better energy. Certain to her newfound religion, Betsey refuses to eat however loses no weight. In an agonizing dilemma, torn between love and concern, Holly is pressured to confront the boundaries of her personal beliefs.” Ruby Stokes and Lindsay Duncan additionally star.
Justin Bull wrote the script for A Banquet.