The curse runs through her veins as The Movie Partnership release the Official UK Teaser Trailer for Chris Bell’s supernatural chiller The Heiress.
The UK indie tells the story of two cousins who connected thanks to a dark family secret. After their grandmothers death, evil spirits are unleashed, with one particular malevolent spirit coming back to reclaim a possession.
The film is described as a supernatural, thematic genre piece that’s focused on the centuries-old conflict between religion and science. It’s also firmly a post #metoo film, examining the issues with male hierarchies and assumptions from a feminist perspective.
The female-driven story, blending the occult with contemporary familial issues, stars Candis Hergaard as Claire and Jayne Wisener as Anna, cousins who share a mysterious connection to a dark family secret. Following the death of Clare’s grandmother, ancient spirits are unleashed and the women must do battle with ‘Lilith’, a malevolent female spirit who has returned to claim possession of Anna’s unborn child.
Directed by Chris Bell and written by Danny Prescott, Jezz Vernon, Chris Bell and Kelly Prescott. The film stars Candis Nergaard (Call the Midwife, Grantchester) , Jayne Wisener (Sweeney Todd, Jane Eyre), Jonny Phillips (Titanic, Outlaw King), David Schaal (The Inbetweeners, Frontier), Denise Stephenson (St Trinians, Swimming with Men), Mark Arden (Agatha Raisin, Teenage Kicks) and Flip Webster (Harry Potter, The Alienist).
The Heiress is available to download and rent from Monday 15 March 2021 on all major digital platforms.