For the first time in Canada, Silent Retreat, an elevated genre horror creature feature by director Tricia Lee, is now available to own on iTunes. Today, you can get the film that Ain’t It Cool News calls, “A tense little beast of a movie that has some powerfully terrifying moments”. The film took home the Best Canadian Feature Award at the 2013 Toronto After Dark Film Festival and has been a best seller on DVD from Black Fawn Distribution here.
Silent Retreat Synopsis
When Janey Andrews (Chelsea Jenish) is sent to a silent meditation retreat in the middle of the woods for rehabilitation, she’s forced to follow a strict set of rules. No talking. No eye contact. No interaction of any kind. The doctor (Robert Nolan) who runs the facility doesn’t accept failure, but when Janey teams up with a fellow inmate, Alexis (Sofia Banzhaf) they realize he is hiding a terrible secret. If Janey breaks the rules, she’ll have to face the punishment and discover what lurks just beyond the trees.
“I used to have fantasies of taking a weeklong vow of silence at a rural retreat – that is, until I saw this chilling little number from Canadian director Tricia Lee.” – Chris Knight, National Post
This film is brought to you by the director – writer team Tricia Lee and Corey Brown, who were also responsible for the thriller Clean Break, Winner of the Best Drama Feature Award at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival. The creative duo has also just completed their next horror feature One Drop, named one of the top 5 films to watch from the Frontieres Genre Co-Production Market in Brussels, Belgium by Bloody Disgusting.
Silent Retreat, “Beautifully blends supernatural horror with the terrors of the real world” (Rue Morgue), and now it’s your chance to see what all the buzz is about. Order now from iTunes and find out how long you can stand the silence before you have to scream.
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