We Need To Do Something
World Premiere

We Need To Do Something

Feature | United States | 97 MINUTES | English

For teenager Melissa, family dysfunction is the norm. When a freak tornado traps Melissa inside the family home’s bathroom with her parents and younger brother, those rifts are exacerbated. And as their confinement within the increasingly-more-claustrophobic-by-the-hour lavatory stretches to multiple days, the situation grows extremely volatile. But there’s more than just hard feelings threatening the family. Something evil is beyond the walls, toying with them. Is this the family’s reckoning at the hands of a higher power? Or was it unintentionally triggered by Melissa and her girlfriend, Amy? Whatever the cause is, one thing’s for certain: All hell is about to break loose.

Based on screenwriter Max Booth III’s 2020 novella, first-time director Sean O’Grady’s We Need to Do Something is a single-location funhouse of horrors, starting off intense as hell and steadily tightening its grip. Unpredictable, unhinged and laced with offbeat humor, it’s a confident and singular descent into domestic nihilism that’s as wildly fun as it is deeply disturbing. Get ready for a workout: You’ll be picking your jaw off the floor whenever you’re not applauding this insane film’s audacity. —Matt Barone

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Sean O'Grady

Sean King O'Grady is a Michigan-based filmmaker.

Sean King O'Grady
Bill Stertz, Josh Malerman, Ryan Lewis, Peter Block
Max Booth III
Jean-Philippe Bernier
Shane Patrick Ford
David Chapdelaine
Executive Producer
Lauren Hantz, John Hantz, Donovan Leitch, Katherine Waddell, Max Booth iii
Sierra McCormick, Vinessa Shaw, Pat Healy, Lisette Alexis, John James Cronin

Print Source
Sean O'Grady
Atlas Industries
Southfield, MI 48034
Phone: 310 694 7457
International Sales Contact
Priscilla Smith
The Coven
Lyon, 69005
Phone: 323 300 4325
Press Contact
Lee Meltzer
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 2123736142
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