The Sacrament

The Sacrament
  • 2013
  • US
  • Directed by: Ti West
  • Cast: Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, AJ Bowen

Three journalists head to a remote cult-like community to check up on the sister of one of them, whereupon they discover the sinister underside of the veneer of peace and love. Inspired by the 1978 Jonestown massacre, it features a fine performance from Jones as Father but ultimately offers nothing new.

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The Sacrament

4 Mar 20143 stars

Ti West's latest lo-fi horror is inspired by the Jonestown massacre

In recent years Ti West has become one of the directors to watch in horror. He's created a succession of low budget films that have been thoughtful, intelligent genre movies. The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers and his segment in V/H/S ('Second…

Interview: horror filmmaker Ti West prepares for FrightFest

14 Feb 2014

The director of The House of the Devil and The Innkeepers is screening his latest, The Sacrament

‘Horror is one of those things I wasn't allowed to see when growing up, so of course I was totally drawn to it. It's like a magic trick, you can experience this feeling of being scared despite being in a totally safe environment,' explains Ti West the…

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