“Shadows” premiered last month at the Rome Film Festival’s Alice in the City section. The innovative pic combining psychological thriller elements, horror and coming-of-age tropes is centered on family dynamics in a post-apocalyptic world where a controlling mother, played by Saskia Reeves (“Luther”) and her two daughters, played by Threapleton and fellow rising young British talent Lola Petticrew (“A Bump Along the Way”), must avoid contact with daylight and its shadows in order to survive.
Shadows is produced by Andrea Paris and Matteo Rovere for Ascent Film with Rai Cinema, in coproduction with Feline Films. Vision Distribution is launching international sales at AFM.
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