Lionsgate’s upcoming film Alice, Darling, starring Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Trolls), Kaniehtiio Horn (Letterkenny), Charlie Carrick (Deep Water), and Wunmi Mosaku (Loki), will premiere at Toronto International Film Festival.
Directed by newcomer Mary Nighy and written by Alanna Francis, the psychological thriller focuses on Kendrick’s Alice, a woman in an abusive relationship who departs on a vacation turned intervention with two friends.
You can read the full, official synopsis below:
“In Alice, Darling, Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick is Alice in this taut thriller about a woman pushed to the breaking point by her psychologically abusive boyfriend, Simon. While on vacation with two close girlfriends, Alice rediscovers the essence of herself and gains some much-needed perspective. Slowly, she starts to fray the cords of codependency that bind her. But Simon’s vengeance is as inevitable as it is shattering — and, once unleashed, it tests Alice’s strength, her courage, and the bonds of her deep-rooted friendships.”
Alice, Darling’s world premiere and gala presentation will be during Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2022, at 9:30 p.m. EST and will take place at Roy Thomson Hall.
Director Nighy had the following to say about the production:
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“’Alice, Darling’ is a subtle, nuanced story about coercion and control. As a director, I couldn’t wish for a better cast of talented actors and creatives to bring this important story to life. The chemistry between Anna Kendrick, Wunmi Mosaku, and Kaniehtiio Horn as the three friends is a joy to see.”
Alice, Darling runs for 90 minutes and is Rated R for language and some sexual content.