PREVIEW: Son (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Andi Matichak (Halloween), Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild), Luke David Blumm (The King of Staten Island), Cranston Johnson (For the Love of Ruth), Blaine Maye (You Should Meet My Son 2!), J. Robert Spencer (Farm Girl in New York), Rocco Sisto (Donnie Brasco), Kristine Nielsen (Small Time Crooks), Erin Bradley Dangar (film debut), Adam Stephenson (Searching for Venice), David Kallaway (Chain Link)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ivan Kavanagh (The Canal), director, writer; René Bastian (Transamerica), AnneMarie Naughton (Tin Can Man) and Louis Tisné (Border), producers; Aza Hand (Never Grow Old), composer; Piers McGrail (Calm with Horses), cinematographer; Robin Hill (Kill List), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After escaping from a sinister cult as a child, young mother Laura (Matichak) faces her past when some of its members break into her house and attempt to kidnap her eight-year-old son David (Blumm). The two of them flee town in search of safety, but David suddenly shows signs of a mysterious illness. Following her maternal instincts, Laura commits several unspeakable acts in order to keep him alive, but soon must decide how far she is willing to go in order to protect her son…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A chilling thriller with a surprisingly emotional core, Son sees Halloween (circa 2018) breakout Andi Matichak adopt some hardcore motherly instincts to protect her increasingly unstable young child.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 8TH JULY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

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