While the SXSW film festival is underway, Pollyanna McIntosh feature-length directorial debut Darlin screened with great success at the annual event in Austin, Texas. Ahead of the premiere, the very first teaser trailer for her grizzly newfilm was released.
For those of you familiar with Lucky McKee’swill be happy to hear that Darlin is somewhat a sequel. The twistedly vicious adventure continues with McIntosh reprising her infamous role. Darlin also stars Lauryn Canny, Bryan Batt, Nora-Jane Noone, and Cooper Andrews.
Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ (Lauryn Canny) is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop (Brian Batt of Mad Men) and his obedient nuns where she is to be tamed into a “good girl.” However, Darlin’ holds a secret darker than the “sins” she is threatened with, and she is not traveling alone. The Woman (Pollyanna McIntosh of), equally fierce and feral, who raised her is ever present and is determined to come for her no matter who tries to step in her way.
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