A mothers love is put to a test in Irish psychological indie thriller, Here Before. Irish film distributor Wildcard Distribution have announced they will be releasing the film in UK and Irish cinemas from next month.
The film stars the ever impressable Andrea Risenborough, as Laura, a woman dealing with the loss of her daughter. That loss still haunts years later , but when a new family moves in next door she becomes obsessed with their daughter. But when that young girl starts remember and do things Laura thinks something supernatural might be going on.
Our reviews editor Scott J.Davis watched the film at last year’s SXSW Film Festival. He gave the film a 4 star rating, Scott said “Beautifully yet honestly told, backed up by some truly wonderful cinematography by Chloë Thomson and Adam Janota Bzowski’s exquisite score“.
There is no Official UK Trailer just yet, however last week the U.S version of the trailer was released, check it out…
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When a new family moves in next door to Laura (Riseborough) and her family, their young daughter, Megan (Dornan), quickly captivates her, stirring up painful memories of her own daughter, Josie, who died several years previously. Before long, Laura’s memories turn to obsession as Megan’s unsettling behaviour begins to convince her of something supernatural. As Laura’s determination to get to the bottom of it becomes all consuming, her family begins to fracture and the line between the extraordinary and the real becomes ever more obscured in this haunting story about a mother’s love.
The rest of the cast includes (introducing) Niamh Dornan, Jonjo O’Neill, Eileen O’Higgins, Martin McCann, and Lewis McAskie. The film also marks the debut feature from Belfast-born writer/director Stacey Gregg .
Here Before will get a UK and Irish release date of 18th February with Curzon Home Cinema handing the Digital release of the film.