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Carmilla

Dir: Emily Harris
Cast: Hannah Rae, Greg Wise, Jessica Raine, Devrim Lingnau
94mins   2020   UK   15   English    F-Rated

Regional première attended by writer/director Emily Harris and stars of the film

A reimagining of Sheridan La Fanu's 19th century novella of the same name. 15 year old Lara lives with her father and her strict governess, Miss Fontaine, in total isolation and is struggling to find an outlet for her curiosity and burgeoning sexuality. When a carriage crash nearby brings a young girl into the family home to recuperate, Lara is enchanted by the eponymous Carmilla.

Shot on location in and around Lewes and Plumpton; an atmospheric, coming-of-age love story steeped in eerie mystery.