Fright Club: The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015)
Director: Oz Perkins Run Time: 93 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2017
Starring: Emma Roberts, James Remar, Kiernan Shipka, Lauren Holly, Lucy Boynton
Country: Canada, United States
Gateway Film Center is proud to present the first official retrospective of A24 films, Uncut Gems: A Twenty-Four Day Collection, August 4—September 11, 2022. Explore the full schedule of films here.
Before the presentation, meet up with fellow horror movie lovers in The Torpedo Room and then join us at 9PM for the live recording of the Fright Club podcast hosted by George Wolf and Hope Madden.
About the film:
Premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Two young students at a prestigious prep school for girls are assailed by an evil, invisible power when they are stranded at the school over winter break.
“It’s an atmospheric slow-burn that’s heavy on moody insinuation and light on overt gotcha scares.”
—Chris Nashawaty for Entertainment Weekly
About the filmmaker:
Starting out as a child actor, Oz Perkins’s career took off when he was nine years old. In the early stages of his Hollywood career, Perkins acted in comedies like Six Degrees of Separation (1993), Legally Blonde (2001), and Not Another Teen Movie (2001). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on Alias. Perkins’s first feature as a director was The Blackcoat’s Daughter, which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. He has since directed the features I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016) and Gretel & Hansel (2020), and an episode of the Paramount+ series The Twilight Zone.See our upcoming films