Honeymoon

Viewpoints

New York Premiere

USA | 88 MINUTES

HONEYMOON

Drama, Female Director(s), Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
What begins as a peaceful retreat honeymoon for newlyweds Bea (Rose Leslie) and Paul (Harry Treadaway) takes a sinister turn when Bea disappears one night, only to be found the next morning naked and alone in the woods. What follows is a brooding domestic drama punctuated by supernatural forces. Bea’s shift from a carefree young woman to cold, distant, and calculating echo some of the anxieties that come with a new marriage —issues such as secrecy, mistrust, and loss of identity—made all the more visceral through Bea’s unexplainable physical transformation and the possibility of a force beyond human control.

Leigh Janiak’s directorial debut brings a woman’s voice to the horror genre and a cutting edge to the domestic relationship film shrouded in darkness and mystery. Her intelligent portrayal of the characters' descent into the unknown announces Janiak as a new and distinct directing talent.

-Mallory Lance

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Leigh Janiak

Leigh Janiak grew up in suburban Cleveland, studied creative writing and comparative religion as an undergraduate at NYU, and attended graduate school at the University of Chicago. She currently lives in Los Angeles. Honeymoon is Leigh’s first feature film.
Director
Leigh Janiak
Screenwriter
Phil Graziadei & Leigh Janiak
Producer
Patrick Baker, Esmé Howard
Editor
Christopher S. Capp
Cinematographer
Kyle Klütz
Production Designer
Chris Trujillo
Executive Producer
Julie Parker-Benello, Allen Benello, Brandon Dufour, John Dufour, Chris Pilaro, Daniel Troiano
Composer
Heather McIntosh
Sound Designer
Trevor Gates
Costume Designer
Courtney Arthur
Cast
Rose Leslie, Harry Treadaway, Ben Huber, Hanna Brown

CONTACTS

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International Sales Agent
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