THE KEEPING ROOM (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Brit Marling (Another Earth), Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), Sam Worthington (Avatar), Amy Nuttall (Despite The Falling Snow), Ned Dennehy (Tyrannosaur), Muna Otaru (Rendition), Nicholas Pinnock (Captain America: The First Avenger), Charles Jarman (Marmaduke), Kyle Soller (The Fifth Estate), Anna-Maria Nabirye (film debut), Delia Riciu (film debut), Luminita Filimon (BloodRayne)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Daniel Barber (Harry Brown), director; Julia Hart (film debut), writer; Jordan Horowitz (The Kids Are All Right), David McFadzean (Where The Heart Is), Dete Meserve (Bernie), Patrick Newall (Lonely Street), Judd Payne (Walker Payne) and Paul Anthony Speziale (All In), producers; Mearl (Peaky Blinders), composer; Martin Ruhe (Control), cinematographer; Alex Rodríguez (Children of Men), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Left on their own during the final days of the American Civil War, three Southern women – two sisters (Marling and Steinfeld) and an African-American slave (Otaru) – must defend their home and themselves from a couple of a rogue soldiers who have fled from the fast-approaching Union Army…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Director Daniel Barber, with his first film since the 2009 breakout hit Harry Brown, returns with a chilling feminist home invasion movie set against an Antebellum background and post-Civil War South.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 17TH JUNE 2016

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