Coming-of-age fantasy/horror creature-feature ‘Wildling’ opens this weekend

A teenage girl’s coming of age comes with a terrifying twist in this spellbinding take on the werewolf legend.

Bel Powley, Liv Tyler and Brad Dourif star in director Fritz Böhm’s Wildling, a moodily atmospheric thriller that combines supernatural scares with a myth-like tale of self-discovery.

Wildling premiered to positive reviews at the SXSW festival in Austin last month, and is set for release in theaters and VOD on April 13th. If you happen to live in the Los Angeles you can check out screenings at the Arena Cinelounge in Hollywood, where director Fritz Böhm will also be on hand all weekend long for Q&A’s after each screening.

If you’re a fan of monsters, fairy tales, horror, fantasy and/or coming-of-age tales, then you’ll want to check this one out, but first be sure to watch the trailer here:

Since birth, Anna (Bel Powley) has been raised in isolation by a man she knows only as Daddy (Chucky star Brad Dourif) who has done everything possible to conceal the truth about the girl’s origins from her. But when the teenage Anna is suddenly thrust into the real world under the protection of no-nonsense police officer Ellen (Liv Tyler), it soon becomes clear that the young woman is far from ordinary. Unable to adjust to a normal life, Anna finds herself drawn instead to the wild freedom of the forest while struggling to resist the growing bloodlust that has awakened inside her.

Wildling is opening in theaters and VOD April 13th.

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