Director: Carlo Mirabella-Davis Run Time: 96 min. Release Year: 2019
Starring: Austin Stowell, David Rasche, Denis O'Hare, Elizabeth Marvel, Haley Bennett
Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession. As stylized, controlled, and compelling as its protagonist, SWALLOW is a stunningly cinematic psychological thriller.
“The timing feels right for this DSM-friendly thriller, provided you have the stomach for it. This is not an easy watch. There is, however, a lot to chew on.” – Rolling Stone
“Writer-director Carlo Mirabella-Davis has made a feminist film that lodges deep in your throat, taking up residence in your chest as you struggle to breathe.” – Los Angeles Times