Prevenge

Prevenge

Directed by Alice Lowe

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A pitch black, wryly British comedy from the mind of Alice Lowe (SIGHTSEERS), PREVENGE follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a killing spree that’s as funny as it is vicious. It's her misanthropic unborn baby dictating Ruth's actions, holding society responsible for the absence of a father. The child speaks to Ruth from the womb, coaching her to lure and ultimately kill her unsuspecting victims. Struggling with her conscience, loneliness, and a strange strain of prepartum madness, Ruth must ultimately choose between redemption and destruction at the moment of motherhood. PREVENGE marks the directorial debut from Lowe, who is a true triple threat, writing, directing, and acting in the film during her own real-life pregnancy.

A pregnant woman sets out to get revenge on seven strangers in this British black comedy-slasher.

Cast: Alice Lowe, Gemma Whelan, Kate Dickie, Jo Hartley

Member Reviews

Outstanding! Great storytelling and the humor was right up my alley.

Deadpool'sHead
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1 week ago

Wow. Alice Lowe is a brilliant storyteller, actor, and director. Prevenge is like the American Psycho of pregnancy. I applaud Shudder and the Horror genre for giving platform to female voices like Lowe's. I also look forward to Lowe's future projects. I give Prevenge five stars because it succeeds perfectly at what it is trying to be. There are no mistakes here. It's not a gorefest or a massacre. It's a psychological journey through a pregnant woman's madness. There are some victims....

Hardesty
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1 month ago

Loved it, really neat and inventive storytelling

sammyk
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1 month ago

Didn't hate it. Didn't like it, though, either. Starts pretty good but goes flat. The scariest character in the movie is the social worker, not the killer.

CrypticEscape
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1 month ago

yeah...nah

ItsMe
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2 months ago