Feature: Violation ( Dusty Mancinelli, Madeleine Sims-Fewer) + Q&A
Saturday, 15 January 2022
Image: Violation, Dusty Mancinelli, Madeleine Sims-Fewer
(Dusty Mancinelli, Madeleine Sims-Fewer, 107 mins, 2020, Canada) + filmmaker Q&A
A troubled woman on the edge of divorce returns home to her younger sister after years apart. But when her sister and brother-in-law betray her trust, she embarks on a vicious crusade of revenge.
The filmmakers will be in conversation with Anna Bogutskaya (Final Girls) following the screening.
Dusty Mancinelli, Madeleine Sims-Fewer
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.