PREVIEW: Censor (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Niamh Algar (Calm with Horses), Nicholas Burns (Hope Gap), Vincent Franklin (Vera Drake), Sophia La Porta (Been So Long), Adrian Schiller (Suffragette), Michael Smiley (Kill List)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Prano Bailey-Bond (film debut), director, writer; Anthony Fletcher (The Boat People), writer; Helen Sara Jones (film debut), producer; Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch (Rocks), composer; Annika Summerson (Mogul Mowgli), cinematographer; Mark Towns (Saint Maud), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Enid (Algar) is a film censor who is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of her sister some years ago. Whilst viewing a video nasty that feels strangely familiar, Enid embarks on a disturbing quest to solve the case, which eventually causes her to lose sight on what is fiction and what is real…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

One of the most talked-about movies from this year’s Sundance, and also one of the year’s best films, this creepy horror is a delightful call-back to the era of video nasties that plagued British film censors and led to substantial changes in audience viewership.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 20TH AUGUST 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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