It Comes at Night (2017)
Director: Trey Edward Shults Run Time: 91 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2017
Starring: Carmen Ejogo, Christopher Abbott, Joel Edgerton, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Riley Keough
Country: United States
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About the film:
Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
“It’s not exactly scary but it made me so tense I could hardly breathe, let alone think.”
—Charlotte O’Sullivan for the London Evening Standard
About the filmmaker:
Trey Edward Shults is an independent filmmaker whose debut feature, Krisha (2015), screened at the Cannes Film Festival. Krisha was based on a 2014 short of the same name which debuted at South by Southwest, where it received the prestigious Special Jury Award for Narrative Short Films. Shults decided to make a feature version of the film, using the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to secure the finances. Krisha premiered at the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival, where it took home the Grand Jury Award.
Shults’ subsequent work includes the features It Comes at Night (2017) and Waves (2019), which premiered at the Telluride Film Festival.See our upcoming films