STARTS 26 MARCH
Gory, gross-out black comedy following Norval (Elijah Wood) as he reunites with his estranged father after receiving a cryptic letter. Stephen McHattie, Martin Donovan and Michael Smiley co-star in this directorial debut from producer Ant Timpson (The Greasy Strangler, The ABCs of Death).
"Norval’s (Elijah Wood) life has been, to put it lightly, difficult. Currently living home with his mother, the troubled young man is coming off alcohol-related struggles. So when he receives an unexpected letter from his estranged father requesting a visit, Norval catches a bus up to his dad’s secluded and scenic waterfront home. Maybe reconnecting with his father will give Norval the emotional fulfillment he’s been lacking. Before long, though, he notices something off about his dad, an uneasy feeling triggered by inappropriate comments and a possible over-dependence on booze. Norval quickly realises that his hope of father/son bonding is doomed. Instead of a family reunion, he finds himself in a waking nightmare." (Tribeca Film Festival)