Six friends awake an ancient witch inhabiting a historic mansion in “The Unkind”

Six friends awake an ancient witch inhabiting a historic mansion in "The Unkind"

The Unkind (2021) is a horror-thriller that combines haunted houses with a witch creature going after a group of naive friends vacationing in the wrong place.

Set in 2008, six friends from NY decide to vacation together in Italy, they think they are in for a smooth and easy two weeks full of beers, partying, and fun. Their vacation soon turns sinister when a strange thing starts to happen and more than that when they learn of the mansions devastating history and realize that there is more to the house than anyone could have expected. After accidentally they find a book that takes them to a sealed grave, they unleash an ancient witch, a strige, an unnamed and unstoppable demoniac force thirsty for blood. The group goes out of control in the mansion and on the forest surrounding with no success, the witch claims them to certain death, one after the other.

After being behind a few short films, The Unkind (2021) is the debut feature from former visual effects artist Luca Gabriele Rossetti, who has participated in popular movies like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2010), Conan the Barbarian (2011), Lockout (2012), Total Recall (2012), The Wolverine (2013), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Divergent (2014), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), and the upcoming this weekend Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (2021) among others. He has also been the writer of the story, with a screenplay written by Andrew Cohen and Joe Pastore.

The main cast for the movie is formed by Tommaso Basili, Taylor Skeens, Roberto Adriani, Corey T. Stewart, Sherine Mazzulli, Giulio Tropea, Natascia Verza, Chris Cade, Edoardo Luciano, Alejandro Chacon, and Federico Papa.

The movie will have a limited theatrical release on November 25, 2021, and later will be available on digital by Wild Eye Releasing on November 30, 2021. Watch here the trailer for The Unkind (2021).