BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK

(orig. BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK)

  • BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK

German PremiereUnited States 2018Language:EnglishSubtitles:No SubtitleDirector:Roxanne BenjaminWriter:Roxanne BenjaminCinematographer:Hannah GetzEditor:Courtney Marcilliat, Matt BlundellMusic:The GiftedWith:Karina Fontes, Casey Adams, Emily AlthausProducer:Christopher Alender, David A. Smith, Chris HardingProduction Company:Soapbox FilmsDistributor:Magnolia Pictures87 min, Colour, DCP

In the summer holidays, Wendy works as a Park Ranger. Against her friends' advice, she takes care of the exchanging info sheets on a challenging hike trail. “It’s just a walk in the woods, how hard can it be?”, Wendy gets lost and finds a dead body. Via radio, she receives instructions to wait until the next morning. Mobile telephone and radio fail. During the next hours Wendy has to confront the outer and inner darkness. Roxanne Benjamin, together with camera woman Hanna Getz, captures the wild beauty and frightening loneliness of the woods of Idyllwild, California perfectly. At heart, her survival-thriller is a female-empowerment-story.

Supporting film: DEEP TISSUE

Director's Biography:The producer, director, screenwriter lives in Los Angeles. Her first directorial works were contributions to horror anthologies. BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK is Benjamin's feature film debut. She is currently working on a remake of NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984).

Photo: © Magnet Releasing

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