- 1h 29min
- Directed by: Riley Stearns
- Written by: Riley Stearns
- Cast: Leland Orser, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jon Gries
Ansel (Orser) is a supposed cult expert tasked with deprogramming traumatised cult follower Claire (Winstead), but it becomes increasingly unclear who's brainwashing who. Crisply shot and expertly played, it's not so much a horror film as a skilful black comedy drama where you have no idea what's going to happen next.
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FrightFest 2014: Faults20 Aug 2014
Riley Stearns' debut pitches a cult expert against a traumatised follower with interesting results
It’s not often you see a film where you have literally no idea what’s going to happen next. That’s one of the main reasons people seek out dark-side cinema, and it’s one of the appeals of American writer-director Riley Stearns’ intriguing feature debut.
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