Studiocanal has dropped the UK trailer for upcoming religious psychological horror ‘Saint Maud’.
The film follows live-in nurse Maud who arrives at the home of Amanda, a famous dancer now frail from illness and trapped in her grand, isolated house. At first, Amanda is intrigued by this religious young woman, who provides a distraction from her failing health. Maud, in turn, is bewitched by her new patient. But Maud is not all that she seems. She is tormented by a violent secret from her past and by ecstatic messages she believes are directly from God. She becomes convinced she has been sent to Amanda not simply as a nurse, but to serve a divine purpose.
As her grip on reality slides out of control, Maud’s care turns into a deadly mission to save Amanda’s soul, by any means necessary.
Written and directed by Rose Glass who makes her directorial debut, the film stars Morfydd Clark and Jennifer Ehle.
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The film screens at the Dublin International Film Festival on March 2nd and Glasgow Film Festival on March 7th as part of the FrightFest strand before hitting general release on May 1st.