After shocking the world of horror with their debut film Goodnight Mommy (2014) (Ich seh ich seh in the original German language), the tandem formed by Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz is back with another movie heavy loaded with fear, tension and nerve busting. The name is The Lodge (2019) and it caused a very good sensation along its film festivals run through 2019, taking part of the line-ups in festivals like Sundance Film Festival, Cinepocalypse, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, Fantasia International Film Festival, Fantasy Filmfest, MOTELX – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival, International Film Festival Cinematik, Fantastic Fest, Vancouver International Film Festival, Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, London Film Festival, Stockholm International Film Festival, and Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival.
Placed in an arid and frozen stage, a soon-to-be stepmom is trapped in with her fiancé’s two children at a remote holiday village. The weather is first their only apparent enemy, but just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place. The past, strange occurrences, fear and a mysterious religious background join hands in order to make the protagonist live a real hell in such a snowed landscape.
The Lodge (2019) is based on a story by Sergio Casci, who also wrote the screenplay together with Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz. FilmNation Entertainment and Hammer Films produced and financed the film. It stars Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Alicia Silverstone, and Richard Armitage.
The Lodge (2019) is rated R for disturbing violence, some bloody images, language and brief nudity. The movie is scheduled to open in several countries including the USA, Germany Italy and the Netherlands on the 7th of February. Here you can watch the new trailer for the movie:
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