A Sundance Film Festival darling back in 2014 for the Iranian vampire spaghetti western A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (read review), she would feature her sophomore The Bad Batch at TIFF in ’16. Production began July of 2019 in New Orleans on Ana Lily Amirpour‘s Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon – and if included in Sundance this goes in as an acquisitions item. Starring Kate Hudson, Craig Robinson, Ed Skrein, Evan Whitten and Jeon Jong-seo, here Amirpour works with Ari Aster’s Cinematographer Pawel Pogorzelski (Midsommar, Hereditary).
Gist: This fantasy pic charts the story of a girl with strange and dangerous abilities who escapes from a mental asylum in New Orleans.
Production Co./Producers: Le Grisbi Productions’ John Lesher, Dylan Weathered, Adam Mirels, Robbie Mirels.
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available.