RLJE Films has acquired all North American rights to the horror film Housewife. Directed by Can Evrenol (Baskin), who also co-wrote the film with Cem Özüduru, Housewife stars Clementine Poidatz (pictured right, Shut In) and David Sakurai (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald).
“We’re truly excited to bring Housewife to audiences,” said RLJE head Mark Ward. “Housewife has been well-received by horror fans in Europe and North America at various film festivals, and the word of mouth has been tremendous.”
Housewife had its world premiere at L’Etrange Festival in France and was an official selection at the SITGES International Film Festival, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival and the Vancouver, Portland and Denver International Film Festivals, winning “Best Director” award at Melbourne’s MonsterFest.
Housewife was produced by Metin Anter (Butterflies), Müge Büyüktalas (Baskin) and Erhan Ozogul (Yaşamın Kıyısında). Clément Lepoutre, Gary Farkasm and Olivier Muller of Vixens are associate producers on the film.
RLJE Films plans to release the film in the fall of 2018.
On a snowy eve, young Holly’s sister and father are killed by her frantic mother. Years later, Holly (Poidatz) is married, lonely, and her life is soon about take a turn for the ultra-weird when she visits the leader of the “Umbrella of Love and Mind.”