SWALLOW

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New York

SWALLOW

Writer/Director Carlo Mirabella-Davis and actress Haley Bennett

Thursday, February 27, 2020

3:00 PM
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Screening to be followed by a Q&A with Writer/Director Carlo Mirabella-Davis and actress Haley Bennett

Moderated by Mara Webster


SYNOPSIS

Hunter (Haley Bennett) is a newly pregnant woman whose idyllic existence takes an alarming turn when she develops a compulsion to eat dangerous objects. As her husband (Austin Stowell) and his family tighten their control over her life, she is forced to confront the dark secret behind her uncontrollable obsession. From the producers of The Rider and The Tale, and executive producer Joe Wright (Darkest Hour), SWALLOW plays like a warped fairy tale, posing provocative questions about the expectations imposed on women, women’s control over their own bodies, and the psychologically damaging effects of patriarchal culture. Anchored by Bennett's knockout performance, this bold and atmospheric film marks the feature directorial debut of Carlo Mirabella-Davis.

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