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Pearl (2022)

Opens on September 16

Director: Ti West Run Time: 102 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: David Corenswet, Emma Jenkins-Purro, Matthew Sunderland, Mia Goth, Tandi Wright

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

World Premiere at the 2022 Venice Film Festival. Filmmaker Ti West returns with another chapter from the twisted world of X (2022), in this astonishing follow-up to one of the year’s most acclaimed horror films.

Trapped on her family’s isolated farm, Pearl must tend to her ailing father under the bitter and overbearing watch of her devout mother. Lusting for a glamorous life like she’s seen in the movies, Pearl’s ambitions, temptations, and repressions all collide, in the stunning, technicolor-inspired origin story of the iconic villain.

About the filmmaker:

Known best for his horror projects, Ti West is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, and occasional actor. After studying at School of Visual Arts New York City, he won Best Director for his student film The Wicked at the 2001 New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. He directed the feature films The House Of The Devil (2009), The Innkeepers (2011), and the 2013 Venice Film Festival selection The Sacrament. He contributed to the 2012 fan-favorites V/H/S and The ABCs of Death and directed several episodes of series like MTV’s Scream, Fox’s The Exorcist, and Amazon Prime’s Tales from the Loop and Them. West also wrote, directed, produced and edited the 2016 Western film In a Valley of Violence.

Pearl (2022) is directed by West and co-written with Mia Goth, who reprises her role as the titular character from West’s X (2022).

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