Offering a thrilling new spin on the possession story, this queer horror film inspired by Jewish folklore follows two women whose budding relationship is threatened by malevolent forces. With her career faltering, Danish actress Maja (Josephine Park) sees a chance to turn her life around when she falls for Leah (Ellie Kendrick), a visiting British academic. Their connection is so strong that when Leah suffers a seizure and breaks her leg, Maja decides to move with her back to the Hasidic London neighborhood of Stamford Hill. Maja receives a cold welcome from Leah’s domineering, deeply traditional mother Chana (Sofie Gråbøl), who lives just downstairs. When inexplicable events begin occurring around the flat, Maja starts to suspect that Chana is to blame. Yet nothing is as straightforward as it appears, and this chilling and often darkly funny debut from Gabriel Bier Gislason excels at exploring the way our desire to protect those we love can sometimes cause the greatest destruction.
CAST: Josephine Park, Ellie Kendrick, Sofie Gråbøl, David Dencik
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