Director: Natalie Erika James Run Time: 89 min. Release Year: 2020
Starring: Bella Heathcote, Chris Bunton, Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, Steve Rodgers
When Edna – the elderly and widowed matriarch of the family – goes missing, her daughter and granddaughter travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and taking control of Edna. This fantastic, frightening, and claustrophobic allegorical horror film features some of the best haunted house set design that we have seen in a long time. A must see in a darkened theater with a freaked-out audience!
“‘Relic’ is the feel-dread movie of the year.” – Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
“It’s that slow creep that lies at the heart of Natalie Erika James’s debut film. Co-written with author Christian White, her debut is the richest, most satisfying brand of chiller there is.” – Clarisse Loughrey, Independent (UK)