An Official Selection at Sundance, SXSW and TIFF, the “feminist revenge fable” Violation from directors Madeleine Sims-Fewer & Dusty Mancinelli is coming to Shudder on March 25.
Meagan wrote in her review out of TIFF last year, “Violation tosses all the subgenre rules out the window, instead applying Lars von Trier-like auteurism and realism to the rape-revenge story, refusing to offer any tidy catharsis.” She added, “Fans of more experimental fare and controversial art-house films will find a lot to chew on here.”
In the film…
“With her marriage about to implode, Miriam returns to her hometown to seek solace in the comfort of her younger sister and brother-in-law. But one evening a tiny slip in judgement leads to a catastrophic betrayal, leaving Miriam shocked, reeling, and furious. Believing her only recourse is to exact revenge, Miriam takes extreme action, but the price of retribution is high, and she is not prepared for the toll it takes as she begins to emotionally and psychologically unravel.”
Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Anna Maguire, Jesse LaVercombe, and Obi Abili star.
Find the trailer and festival art below.