Gaslighting Begins in New Clip from Shocking Revenge Horror VIOLATION Arriving on Shudder March 25th

Believe me, people will be talking about Violation when the film arrives on Shudder later this week on March 25th. The film already made quite an impression on audiences who attended SXSW last week.

Related Article: SXSW 2021: VIOLATION Review – A Fragmented Tale of Retribution

Today, producers released a tense new clip from Violation. Check it out below the trailer and synopsis.

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 judgment 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.

Violation is written, produced, and directed by Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli; the film stars Sims-Fewer, Anna Maguire, Jesse LaVercombe, and Obi Abili.

Violation is a turbulent feminist revenge fable that explores the idea of trauma within families and untangles a sticky web of resentment as a troubled woman on the edge of divorce embarks on a vicious crusade when her sister and brother-in-law betray her trust. Highly focused on a naturalistic performance style and visual aesthetic, directors Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli’s work explores gender politics, selfishness, and abuse of power, and is cinema at its most provocative.

In addition to screening last week at SXSW, the bold and unflinching thriller screened to critical and audience acclaim as an official selection of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival after having its world premiere at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival where Sims-Fewer was a recipient of the TIFF Rising Star Award.

About Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli:
Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli met at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab and quickly joined forces as a filmmaking team. Their first short, Slap Happy, premiered at the BFI London Film Festival. Their short Woman in Stall won the Jury Award at the Austin Film Festival and the Grand Jury Prize at the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival. Their latest short, Chubby, premiered at Telluride Film Festival and won the Silver Dragon award for best director at the Krakow Film Festival. Violation is their first feature.

What do you think of the new clip from Violation? Are you prepared to give the film a watch when it arrives on Shudder later this week? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.



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