Director: Scott Cooper Run Time: 99 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021
Starring: Graham Greene, Jeremy Thomas, Jesse Plemons, Keri Russell, Scott Haze
Country: United States, Mexico, Canada
About the film:
Beyond Fest 2021. A young teacher discovers that her troubled student’s father and younger brother harbor a deadly supernatural secret. Taking the boy into her care, the teacher must fight for their survival against horrors beyond imagination.
About the filmmakers:
Writer and director Scott Cooper works in a variety of genres to explore social issues in America. His projects include his debut feature Crazy Heart, which earned numerous awards including Best First Feature at the 2010 Independent Spirit Awards, followed by the crime dramas Out of the Furnace and Black Mass and the western Hostiles.
Antlers is based on Nick Antosca’s short story “The Quiet Boy” and was adapted by Antosca, Henry Chaisson and Cooper for the screen. For his first foray into the horror genre, Cooper worked with indigenous communities as well as producer Guillermo del Toro to create the legendary Wendigo. More from the filmmaker here.See our upcoming films